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Table 4 Multivariate ordinal logistic regressiona for the association between ethnicity and satisfaction from primary care physicians and health care system in Israel

From: Patient satisfaction with primary care physician performance in a multicultural population

  AOR (95% CI)a
Arabs/Jews
P-value
General satisfactionb
 Very satisfied 0.63 (0.40–0.98) 0.040
 Satisfied 0.82 (0.48–1.39) 0.467
 Satisfied on average level Ref  
 Not satisfied 0.67 (0.31–1.50) 0.338
Technical skillsb
 Very satisfied 0.97 (0.64–1.48) 0.892
 Satisfied 1.10 (0.73–1.66) 0.640
 Satisfied on average level Ref  
 Not satisfied 1.28 (0.17–9.77) 0.808
Communication skillsb
 Very satisfied 0.34 (0.17–0.66) 0.001
 Satisfied 0.50 (0.25–1.02) 0.059
 Satisfied on average level Ref  
 Not satisfied 2.12 (0.14–31.3) 0.605
Interpersonal mannersb
 Very satisfied 0.32 (0.21–0.51) < 0.001
 Satisfied 1.00 (0.64–1.55) 0.998
 Satisfied on average level Ref  
 Not satisfied 0.76 (0.23–2.48) 0.647
Time spent with doctorb
 Very satisfied 0.56 (0.39–0.79) 0.001
 Satisfied 0.71 (0.47–1.05) 0.089
 Satisfied on average level Ref  
 Not satisfied 0.81 (0.43–1.52) 0.508
Accessibility and convenienceb
 Very satisfied 1.27 (0.85–1.88) 0.244
 Satisfied 0.87 (0.59–1.29) 0.497
 Satisfied on average level Ref  
 Not satisfied 0.39 (0.13–1.21) 0.101
  1. Notesa:AOR (95%CI): Adjusted Odds ratio, 95%Confidence Interval. The model is adjusted for: age (years), BMI (kg/m2), education (less than high school, high school, and higher education), HMO, smoking status (current smoker, former smoker or no), having a permanent doctor, place of residence self-reported health status.bThe range of the categories of satisfaction level: Not satisfied (range: 0–2.00), on average satisfied (range: 2.01–3.00), satisfied (range: 3.01–4.00), very satisfied (range: 4.01–5.00)