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Table 4 Logistic regression of motives and expectations of patients for contacting a GP cooperative (N = 11,483)

From: Migrants’ motives and expectations for contacting out-of-hours primary care: a survey study

  OR Non-westerna, b (99% CI) OR Westerna, b (99% CI)
Motive
 I urgently needed a GP 1.65 (1.27–2.16)* 1.13 (0.91–1.41)
 I was worried 0.96 (0.73–1.28) 0.92 (0.74–1.14)
 I needed medical information 0.59 (0.43–0.81)* 0.96 (0.74–1.25)
 My own GP could not be contacted during office hours 1.71 (1.21–2.43)* 1.38 (1.04–1.84)*
Expectation
 Seeing a doctor 1.23 (0.96–1.59) 1.09 (0.87–1.35)
 Advice 0.79 (0.59–1.07) 1.09 (0.87–1.35)
 Physical examination 1.53 (1.14–2.04)* 0.94 (0.71–1.23)
 Prescription or medication 1.37 (1.00–1.88)* 1.22 (0.94–1.59)
 Reassurance 1.34 (0.96–1.85) 1.28 (0.99–1.67)
 Referral to a hospital 1.28 (0.87–1.90) 1.10 (0.81–1.49)
 Treatment (e.g. a stitch) 1.00 (0.60–1.67) 0.98 (0.64–1.50)
  1. OR Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval
  2. aReference category: Native Dutch patients
  3. bCorrected for gender, age, education and self-reported health status
  4. * p < 0.01, in bold