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Table 4 Regression analysis results of factors influencing the extent of use of different types of OHS

From: Factors affecting compliance with use of online healthcare services among adults in Israel

Dependent variable The frequency of use of HMO’s website fora:
Administrative information N = 198 (R2 = 0.16***) Consultation with doctors N = 47 (R2 = 0.34***)
Explanatory variables
Beta coefficient Std. Err Beta coefficient Std. Err
Ageb .001 .008 0.01 0.01
Gender (base = women) 0.32* 0.17 –0.05 0.28
Religion (base = non-Jew) –0.22 0.27 0.61* .320
perceived privacy of online use 0.03 0.05   
perceived ease of online use 0.16** 0.07 0.15** 0.07
perceived precision and reliability of online information 0.02 0.07 0.18** 0.08
fear from technical difficulties in online use –0.04 0.04 - -
Family’s encouragement for online use 0.09** 0.03 - -
HMO’s advertisements on online use 0.03 0.04 - -
HMO’s staff encouragement for online use –0.02 0.04 - -
concern with regard to health status (base = not concerned) 0.17** 0.07 - -
The existence of long term care insurance (base = non) 0.16 0.18 - -
Residence (base = lives alone) –0.16 0.24 - -
Constant 2.47*** 0.73 1.21 0.93
  1. *p < 0.1, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01
  2. aEach of the two regressions have different set of explanatory variables, therefore there are missing rubrics in some places in the table
  3. bAge is a continuous variable