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Table 2 Factors associated with patients reporting no usual source of care and no regular physician

From: Access and care issues in urban urgent care clinic patients

Predictor Odds ratio 95% CI p value
No usual source of care (n = 575):    
Male 2.3 1.68-3.08 < 0.001
Can not read English 1.9 1.22-3.03 0.005
White (vs Hispanic) 1.6 1.14-2.36 0.008
Not a resident of catchment area 1.6 1.04-2.54 0.032
Absence of a chronic medical condition 1.6 1.18-2.19 0.003
White (vs Black) 1.6 1.02-2.47 0.043
Not insured* 1.6 1.15-2.18 0.005
Transportation other than a car 1.5 1.06-2.09 0.021
Younger (decreasing by 10 years) 1.4 1.20-1.53 < 0.001
No regular physician (n = 683):    
Spanish as primary language 2.7 1.75-4.22 < 0.001
No phone available for use 2.3 1.02-5.32 0.046
Reports "can't afford MD appointment" 2.3 1.59-3.38 < 0.001
Not a resident of catchment area 2.2 1.36-3.73 0.002
Not insured* 2.2 1.59-3.08 < 0.001
Absence of a chronic medical condition 2.1 1.52-2.96 < 0.001
Male 2.0 1.44-2.75 < 0.001
Physical health or emotional problems don't interfere with social activities 1.7 1.19-2.46 0.004
White (vs Hispanic) 1.6 1.09-2.45 0.018
Younger (decreasing by 10 years) 1.3 1.18-1.51 < 0.001
White (vs Black) 1.1 0.66-1.70 0.811
  1. *includes those on the state's indigent care program