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Table 4 Regression results of group size and quality of care

From: Practice size, financial sharing and quality of care

Dependant variable Access Comp-ness Continuity CDM Disease prevention Health promotion
Logarithm (FP) 0.01169** 0.097*** −0.02246*** −0.0198 0.03282* 0.00793
Patient = female 0.01868***   0.012622** −0.07747** 0.1886*** −0.02027**
Patient Age 0.00089***   0.001019*** 0.00326*** −0.00392*** −0.00107***
Chronic disease    0.03396***   −0.04204* 0.02832***
Selfhealth > fair 0.0302***      
% of Female FPs      0.08214*** 0.06529***
% of Canadian educated FPs 0.0708***   0.025236*   −0.04379*  
Years since grad (FPs) 0.0015***   0.000883**    −0.001955***
Rurality Index −0.00073***   −0.00024*   −0.00142***  
# NP    −0.00814***   −0.04123***  
Other HP Exist   0.014***     
other Hospital >10 km 0.0518*** 0.115*** −0.013502**    
EMR      0.034216*  
Model (CHC ref)       
FFS −0.0219*** 0.036 −0.01108 −0.13955*** −0.16369*** −0.01945*
FHN 0.000344 0.03 −0.01636 −0.14324*** −0.05882 0.003011
HSO 0.0614*** 0.009 0.012943 −0.10884** −0.20511*** −0.003897
Constant 0.5659*** 0.476*** 0.783532*** 0.58627*** 0.80894*** 0.26988***
R2   0.634     
# cases 3392 84 3392 2640 2640 3392
  1. Comp-ness, Comprehensiveness; NP, Nurse practitioner; *indicates significance at the p < 0.10 level, **indicates significance at the p < 0.05 level, ***indicates significance at the p < 0.01 level.