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Table 6 Likelihood of accessing zero general practices in past 12 months, compared with at least one GP practice (direct binary logistic regression). Zero practice = 1, at least one practice = 0

From: Characteristics of patients who access zero, one or multiple general practices and reasons for their choices: a study in regional Australia

  OR 95% CI p
Sex
•  Female 1   
•  Male 2.092 1.385–3.160 < 0.001
Age (per year) 0.952 0.941–0.964 < 0.001
Attended ED in past 12 months
• vNo 1   
•  Yes 0.354 0.179–0.698 0.003
Health status
•  Very good, good, fair or poor 1   
•  Excellent 2.387 1.499–3.802 < 0.001
Confidence in GP
•  Very good, good, fair, poor 1   
•  Excellent 0.559 0.363–0.861 0.008
Health insurance
•  No 1   
•  Yes 0.997 0.644–1.546 0.989
Born in Australia
•  No 1   
•  Yes 0.854 0.510–1.431 0.550