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Table 3 Factors associated with patients reporting delaying care for two or more days (n = 713)

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

Predictor Odds ratio 95% CI p value
Saw a different physician first 2.0 1.40-2.83 < 0.001
Physical health or emotional problems interfered with social activities 1.5 1.02-2.20 0.040
Not insured* 1.4 1.04-2.01 0.028
Inability to afford physician appointments 1.4 0.98-1.97 0.064
Younger (decreasing by 10 years) 0.8 0.72-0.92 0.001
Not a resident of catchment area 0.7 0.46-1.02 0.061
No phone available for use 0.5 0.26-0.82 0.009
  1. *includes those on the state's indigent care program