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Table 8 Referrals in different specialities, by professional profile (Study 2)

From: Efficiency as a determinant of loyalty among users of a Community of Clinical Practice: a comparative study between the implementation and consolidation phases

Referral rate by specialityProfile 2A (women, < 50 years old, ECOPIH users)Profile 2B (men, > 50 years old, non-ECOPIH users)SIGNIFICANCE (F value)
CardiologyLow11 (15.3%)5 (4.7%)0.023
Average7 (9.7%)6 (5.7%)
High18 (25.0%)21 (19.8%)
Very high36 (50.0%)74 (69.8%)
EndocrinologyLow18 (25.0%)10 (9.4%)0.025
Average12 (16.7%)29 (27.4%)
High21 (29.2%)29 (27.4%)
Very high21 (29.2%)38 (36.8%)
GastroenterologyLow9 (12.5%)5 (4.7%)0.019
Average9 (12.5%)7 (6.6%)
High17 (23.6%)16 (15.1%)
Very high37 (51.4%)78 (73.6%)
NephrologyLow66 (91.7%)94 (88.7%)0.635
Average6 (8.3%)11 (10.4%)
High0 (0.0%)1 (0.09%)
Very high
NeurologyLow12 (16.7%)10 (9.4%)0.455
Average9 (12.5%)13 (12.3%)
High19 (26.4%)36 (34.0%)
Very high32 (44.4%)47 (44.3%)
Respiratory MedicineLow11 (15.3%)11 (10.4%)0.443
Average15 (20.8%)17 (16.0%)
High17 (23.6%)35 (33.0%)
Very high29 (40.3%)43 (40.6%)