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Table 6 Odds of using CHD risk assessment by subgroups of physician characteristics

From: Use of global coronary heart disease risk assessment in practice: a cross-sectional survey of a sample of U.S. physicians

Characteristic Odds Ratio (95% CI)*
Specialty  
   Internal medicine 1.0 (referent)
   Cardiology 1.95 (1.31 - 2.90)
   Family medicine 1.36 (0.93 - 1.98)
Years in practice  
   < 10 years 1.0 (referent)
   10-19 years 1.70 (1.06 - 2.73)
   ≥20 years 0.93 (0.61 - 1.42)
Office based care time  
   ≥75% 1.0 (referent)
   51-74% 1.61 (1.05 - 2.46)
   50% 2.25 (1.33 - 3.82)
   25-49% 1.21 (0.74 - 1.97)
   < 25% 1.19 (0.72 - 1.57)
PDA or smartphone use 1.58 (1.17 - 2.12)
  1. *Based on the results of a logistic regression model, adjusted for specialty, years in practice, amount of office based care time, and use of a PDA/smartphone.