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Table 2 Distribution of Clinic and Health Professionals’ Personal Characteristics by Primary Care Model Affiliationa, b

From: Multidisciplinary work promotes preventive medicine and health education in primary care: a cross-sectional survey

Variable Independent physician model Team model Collaboration model Valueb p-value
n = 92 n = 264 n = 30
Clinic size (No. of patients) (%)
 Up to 400 10.6 6.2 3.3 18.35 0.001
 400–1000 38.8 19.1 20
 0ver 1000 50.6 74.7 76.7
Personal characteristics (%)
 Occupation
  Physician 100 28.8 40 152.86 p < 0.001
  Nurse 0 36.9 60
  Dietitian 0 20.7 0
  Social worker 0 13.4 0
 Gender
  Male 56.2 15.7 32.1 47.68 p < 0.001
  Female 43.8 84.3 67.9
 Participation in patient empowerment training
  Yes 15.7 52.1 51.7 26.34 p < 0.001
  No 84.3 47.9 48.3
Health behaviors (%)
 Smoking
  Yes 3.8 2.9 10.7 4.03 0.13
  No 96.2 97.1 89.3
Undergoing regular screening
  Yes 75.0 84.3 78.6 3.46 0.17
  No 25.0 15.7 21.4
 Regular physical activity
  Yes 73.7 61.8 41.2 4.31 0.11
  No 26.3 38.2 57.1
  1. aPercent
  2. bChi-square/Fisher Test