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Table 4 Multivariate analyses – logistic regression

From: Work practices and the provision of mental-health care on the verge of reform: a national survey of Israeli psychiatrists and psychologists

Variables predicting long-term treatment (n=950)
Variable Reference Regression coefficient (B) Odds-ratio Confidence interval
20- years of experience 20+ years of experience 0.2 1.2 1.7-0.9
Work in the community* Hospital work 1.2 3.4 5.7-2.1
Psychologist Psychiatrist 0.1 1.2 1.8-0.8
Private sector Public sector 0.8 2.3 3.2-1.6
Trained in Israel Trained abroad 0.2 1.2 1.8-0.8
Women Men 0.3 1.4 1.9-1.0
Constant*   −1.5 0.2 1.7-0.9
Variables Predicting Use of Evidence-Based Care in Planning Treatment (n=1030)
20- years of experience 20+ years of experience 0.3 1.4 2.0-0.9
Work in the community Hospital work −0.4 0.7 1.2-0.4
Psychiatrist** Psychologist 1.9 6.9 10.8-4.4
Public sector* Private sector 0.5 1.7 2.6-1.1
Trained in Israel Trained abroad 0.2 1.2 1.9-0.7
Men** Women 0.5 1.7 2.5-1.2
Constant**   −2.3 0.1  
Variables Predicting Financial Considerations (n=1,030)
20- years of
experience
20+ years of experience 0.1 1.1 1.5-0.8
Work in the community Hospital work 0.2 1.2 2.0-0.8
Psychiatrist Psychologist 0.2 1.3 1.9-0.8
Public sector* Private sector 0.4 1.4 2.0-1.0
Trained in Israel Trained abroad 0.1 1.1 1.6-0.7
Men** Women 0.5 1.6 2.3-1.2
Constant**   −1.5 0.2  
  1. *p<0.05.
  2. **p<0.01.