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Table 2 Logistic regression models examining predictors of 'satisfaction with amount of PCP choice' grouped by domains (n = 564)

From: Consumer satisfaction with primary care provider choice and associated trust

Domains Variables Odds Ratio (SE) 95% C.I.
Consumer Chronic health condition 0.932 (0.283) 0.514 1.691
Characteristics Visits to PCP > 10 1.100 (0.370) 0.569 2.128
Information & Decision-Making Speak to PCP outside med office 4.276 (1.556) 2.096 8.725*
  Reason for choosing PCP:     
     Hear from family/friends 1.522 (1.035) 0.401 5.774
     Hear from other doc/person 1.223 (0.848) 0.314 4.762
     Pick from a list 0.838 (0.617) 0.198 3.548
     Assigned/no choice/only doc 0.299 (0.218) 0.072 1.246
     Other reasons picking PCP 1.890 (1.545) 0.381 9.383
     PCP/office mgt. related 2.607 (2.325) 0.454 14.975
  Dispute with the PCP 0.260 (0.108) 0.116 0.586*
  Would change PCP if could 0.459 (0.215) 0.183 1.152
  Years with the PCP 1.063 (0.030) 1.006 1.124*
  Satisfaction with the PCP 0.931 (0.524) 0.308 2.809
  Satisfaction with the insurer 2.543 (0.729) 1.450 4.460*
Plan Enough insurer choice 2.159 (0.726) 1.117 4.172*
Characteristics Government insurer 1.735 (0.634) 0.848 3.553
  Insurer charge less within network 2.441 (0.735) 1.352 4.406*
  Insurer assigned a specific PCP 0.707 (0.210) 0.394 1.266
Provider Provider type:     
Characteristics    Gen practitioner/family doc 0.388 (0.315) 0.079 1.901
     Different types of specialists 0.770 (0.631) 0.155 3.833
  PCP always able to diagnose 1.508 (0.418) 0.876 2.596
  PCP will listen with care & concern 1.731 (0.814) 0.688 4.353
  PCP's care been extremely effective 4.024 (1.977) 1.536 10.541*
  Long waiting time to appointment 0.345 (0.119) 0.175 0.680*
  1. Notes: Outcome variable 'Satisfaction with amount of PCP Choice' was measured by the item: Do you feel like you had enough choice when you selected your PCP. Response = Yes/No.
  2. * Significant at p < .05