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Table 3 Relationships between TCom-Skill GP score and various factors (n = 393)

From: How patients perceive the therapeutic communications skills of their general practitioners, and how that perception affects adherence: use of the TCom-skill GP scale in a specific geographical area

  One way anova Multiple regression
  β (se) p β (se) p
Age    <0.0001    0.0005
   ≤ 39 years -13.9 (2.5)   -12.8 (3.3)  
   40–49 -7.4 (2.7)   -8.0 (3.4)  
   50–59 -2.2 (2.7)   -3.8 (3.2)  
   ≥ 60 0 -   0 -  
Sex    0.3018    0.0844
   Male -2.0 (1.9)   -3.4 (2.0)  
   Female 0 -   0 -  
Living alone    0.3153    0.2184
   Yes 2.7 (2.7)   3.3 (2.7)  
   No 0 -   0 -  
Current employment    0.1190    0.1640
   Yes -3.0 (1.9)   3.3 (2.4)  
   No 0 -   0 -  
Socio-occupational category    0.8893    0.9014
   Managers and intermediate professionals 1.7 (3.4)   1.4 (3.9)  
   Clerical workers 1.1 (3.7)   -0.4 (3.9)  
   Manual workers -0.3 (4.0)   0.6 (4.4)  
   People who never worked 0 -   0 -  
High school diploma or higher    0.0318    0.2915
   Yes -4.1 (1.9)   -2.4 (2.3)  
   No 0 -   0 -  
Number of consultations with the GP during the previous 3 months    0.0022    0.0228
   None -8.5 (2.5)   -6.4 (2.5)  
   1 -4.9 (2.2)   -4.9 (2.2)  
   2 or more 0 -   0 -  
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