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Table 6 Multivariate linear regression of demographic and health variables on total patient satisfaction [Dependent Variable: Ambulatory or in-patient responsiveness]

From: Patient experiences and health system responsiveness in South Africa

  Out-patients In-patients
  Total patient satisfaction   Total patient satisfaction  
  Coef. (CI 95%) P Coef. (CI 95%) P
Sex     
   Male -.21 (-1.02–0.61) 0.61 -.43 (-1.17-.30) 0.24
   Female     
Age     
   18–39 .04 (-.83 – 0.91) 0.93 .14 (-.59-.86) 0.71
   40 and more     
Education     
   1–3 .23 (-.69–1.14) 0.62 .77 (-.08–1.62) 0.07
   4–7     
Form of payment     
   Public -3.20 (-4.07–-2.33) .000 -3.95 (-4.73–-3.18) 0.000
   Private     
Discrimination     
   Yes -3.90 (-5.03–-2.78) .000 -3.99 (-5.02–-2.95) 0.000
   No