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Table 3 Provider and practice characteristics associated with accepting new patients requiring opioids

From: Accepting new patients who require opioids into family practice: results from the MAAP-NS census survey study

  Unadjusted OR (95% CI), p Adjusted OR (95% CI), p
Provider Characteristic
 Female FP 2.57 (1.52, 4.32) *** 1.49 (0.80, 2.77)
 FP Age 0.96 (0.93, 0.98) **
 Years in Practice 0.95 (0.92, 0.97) *** 0.96 (0.93, 0.99) **
 Hours of Patient Care/Week 1.03 (1.01, 1.05) * 1.02 (0.99, 1.04)
Practice Characteristic
 Number of FPs in Practice 1.37 (1.20, 1.57) *** 1.19 (1.00, 1.42) *
 Nurse in Practice 2.90 (1.63, 5.17) *** 1.15 (1.11, 5.04) *
 Nurse Practitioner in Practice 3.33 (1.45, 7.64) ** 1.61 (0.61, 4.29)
 Psychiatrist/Psychologist in Practice 11.72 (2.79, 49.30) ** 3.10 (0.66, 14.66)
  1. Lack of variability in the measures “Had a Social Worker in Practice” and “Had a Pharmacist in Practice” prevented their entry into the logistic regression model. “FP Age omitted” due to multicollinearity with “Years in Practice”
  2. ***p < 0.001
  3. ** p < 0.01
  4. * p < 0.05