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Table 5 Logistic Regression Analysis Presenting Predictors of Preventative Medicine Implementation in the Clinics a, b

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

Variable Category OR 95% C.I. Sig.
Lower Upper
Conducting health education group counseling in the clinic
 Primary care model type Independent Physician 1.000    
Collaboration 4.33 1.38 13.57 0.01
Teamwork 6.09 2.63 14.13 p < 0.001
 Occupation Physician 1.000    
Nurse + Dietitians 2.08 1.09 3.95 0.02
 Training Group facilitation 0.77 0.36 1.63 0.50
Smoking cessation 2.09 0.79 5.52 0.13
 Health behaviors Adhering to regular screening 1.18 0.59 2.35 0.63
Scheduling proactive appointments
 Primary care model type Independent Physician 1.000    
Collaboration 0.77 0.21 2.74 0.68
Teamwork 2.09 1.04 4.19 0.03
 Occupation Physician 1.000    
Nurse + Dietitians 28.46 8.58 94.42 p < 0.001
 Training Group facilitation 1.52 0.58 3.94 0.38
Smoking cessation 3.95 1.15 13.53 0.02
 Health behaviors Adhering to regular screening 0.95 0.47 1.93 0.90
Using patient empowerment techniques in routine appointments
 Primary care model type Independent Physician 1.000    
Collaboration 0.63 0.21 1.81 0.39
Teamwork 0.53 0.26 1.07 0.08
 Occupation Physician 1.000    
Nurse + Dietitians 1.77 0.92 3.42 0.08
 Training Group facilitation 2.76 1.29 5.92 0.009
Smoking cessation 0.79 0.30 2.10 0.64
 Health behaviors Adhering to regular screening 2.29 1.14 4.59 0.01
  1. aThe table presents only significant predictors
  2. bVariables included in the linear regression and were not significant: clinic size, gender, social worker occupation, motivational interview training, regular physical activity, smoking