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Table 2 Multi-level logistic regression analysis of adherence to statin prescription guidelines in the county of Scania, Sweden

From: Understanding the effects of a decentralized budget on physicians' compliance with guidelines for statin prescription – a multilevel methodological approach

  Model A Model B Model C  
  Public Private Public Private Public Private  
Fixed effects OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)  
Time 1.05 (1.04–1.05) 1.06 (1.05–1.07) 1.05 (1.04–1.05) 1.06 (1.05–1.07) 1.05 (1.04–1.05) 1.05 (1.04–1.07)  
Time^2   1.00 (1.00–1.00)   1.00 (1.00–1.00)   1.00 (1.00–1.00)  
Sex (women vs men)    0.93 (0.87–0.98) 0.92 (0.84–1.01) 0.93 (0.88–0.99) 0.92 (0.85–0.99)  
Age (one year increase)    1.000 (1.000–1.000) 1.00 (1.00–1.00) 1.00 (1.00–1.00) 1.00 (1.00–1.00)  
Information campaign (Yes vs No)      1.11 (0.90–1.39) 1.46 (0.73–2.34)  
   % opposed ORs      46% 42%  
Specialist physician vs GP      1.41 (1.18–2.01) 0.97 (0.66–1.31)  
   % opposed ORs      38% 49%  
HCC with own budget administration (yes vs No)      0.82 (0.68–1.06)   
   % opposed ORs      43%   
North-West health care district    1.37 (1.01–1.93) 1.66 (1.09–2.50)  
   % opposed ORs      39% 39%  
North-East health care district    1.39 (0.84–2.04) 1.78 (1.04–3.89)  
   % opposed ORs    39% 38%  
South-West health care district    Reference Reference  
South-East health care district    2.03 (1.08–3.92) 1.46 (0.84–1.99)  
   % opposed ORs    27% 42%  
Central health care district    0.85 (0.47–1.15) 1.53 (1.10–2.73)  
   % opposed ORs    45% 41%  
Random effects Variance (95% CI) Variance (95% CI) Variance (95% CI) Variance (95% CI) Variance (95% CI) Variance (95% CI) PCV
HCA (intercept) 0.08 (0.01 – 0.38)   0.15 (0.04 – 0.42)   0.04 (0.00–0.17)   50%
   MORHCA 1.31 (1.11 – 1.80)   1.44 (1.22 – 1.87)   1.21 (1.04 – 1.49)   
HCC (intercept) 0.67 (0.51 – 0.89) 1.70 (1.28 – 2.32) 0.62 (0.46 – 0.84) 1.80 (1.34 – 2.44) 0.62 (0.47 – 0.82) 1.71 (1.26 – 2.34) 8% (Pu)
   MORHCC 2,18 (1.98 – 2.46) 3.47 (2.94 – 4.28) 2,12 (1.92 – 2.39) 3.60 (3.01 – 4.43) 2.12 (1.92 – 2.37) 3.48 (2.92 – 4.31) 0% (Pr)
OHC and HCA (intercept) 0.75   0.77   0.66   12%
   MORHCA-HCC 2.28   2.31   2.17   
Time (slope) 0.000 (0.000 – 0.001) 0.001 (0.001 – 0.002) 0.000 (0.000 – 0.001) 0.001 (0.001 – 0.002) 0.000 (0.000 – 0.001) 0.001 (0.001 – 0.002)  
Sex (slope)   0.063 (0.043 – 0.093) 0.149 (0.103 – 0.214) 0.063 (0.043 – 0.094) 0.147 (0.102 – 0.214)  
Deviance information criteria (DIC) 136 649.6 87 811.1 136 114.6 87 421.9 136 113.9 87 422.4  
  1. HCC = outpatient health care centre. MOR = median odds ratio. OR = odds ratio.
  2. 95% CI = 95% credible interval. SE = standard error.
  3. PCV = proportional change in variance (PCV) in model C using model A as reference
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