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Table 6 Regression coefficients for predicting the importance of surgeon selection

From: Association between trust in the public healthcare system and selecting a surgeon in public hospitals in Israel: a cross-sectional population study

Predictors   Coefficients
β SE B t R2
First step 0.06
 Gender (male) − 0.01 0.04 − 0.01 − 0.77
 Age −0.03 0.02 −0.01 −1.89
 Marital status (married) 0.07 0.05 0.05 1.45
 Education −0.01 0.01 −0.03 − 0.75
 Income 0.01 0.01 0.04 0.94
 Health status −0.01 0.03 −0.01 − 0.30
 Jewish sector (general) 0.32 0.06 0.26 5.43**
 Jewish sector (immigrants from the former Soviet Union) 0.15 0.08 0.09 1.92
 HMO (Clalit Health Services) −0.12 0.05 −0.10 −2.42*
 HMO (Maccabi Healthcare Services) −0.12 0.06 −0.09 −2.08*
Second step
 Trust −0.14 0.04 − 0.14 −3.87** 0.13
 Inequability 0.21 0.03 0.23 6.91**
  1. HMO Health maintenance organization
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01