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Table 5 Regression of remuneration, list size and other practice, GP, and patient characteristics on consultation length, waiting time to get an appointment, and home visit (yes/no) controlled for practice, GP and patient characteristics.

From: Do list size and remuneration affect GPs' decisions about how they provide consultations?

  Consultation length Waiting time to get an appointment (0 through 3) Home visit no (0)/yes (1)
  1a 1b 1c 2a 2b 2c 3a 3b 3c
  All Small list Large list All Small list Large list All Small list Large list
  B B B B B B Exp-B Exp-B Exp-B
intercept 11.794 13.597 6.196 0.904 1.789 -0.045 0.002 0.004 0.002
Practice characteristics          
Proportion of publicly insured (capitation share) 0.034 0.057 -0.014 0.000 0.012 -0.015 1.007 0.998 1.017*
Proportion of self-rated health low -0.192** -0.204* -0.097 0.022 -0.009 0.066** 0.994 0.978 0.986
Urbanisation (ref = urban)          
Suburban -0.970 -1.649* 0.242 0.011 -0.096 0.305 1.168 0.655 1.282
Rural -1.957** -1.957* -0.411 -0.019 -0.547* 0.676** 1.405 1.332 1.21
Practice type (ref = solo)          
Dual -0.248 2.038* -1.308* 0.066 -0.017 -0.096 1.097 0.723 1.038
Group -0.071 1.512 -0.338 0.289 0.077 0.141 0.777 0.412** 1.261
GP-characteristics          
Age 0.020 -0.034 0.084* -0.005 -0.003 -0.006 1.002 0.992 1.007
Sex (female) 0.157 -0.651 1.306 0.002 0.053 -0.157 0.963 1.368 0.416**
Weighted list size -1.014* -1.346 -2.663* 0.065 -0.046 0.218 0.967 0.842 0.724
Weighted list size *
proportion of publicly insured
0.002 0.057 0.036 -0.004 -0.041* 0.012 1.008 0.874** 0.966
Patient characteristics          
Insurance status (1 = public) -0.465 -0.451 -0.451     0.999 1.094 0.949
Age 0.032** 0.031** 0.033**     1.061** 1.066** 1.059**
Self-rated health low 1.065** 1.084** 1.077**     1.570** 1.423** 1.660**
Sex (female) 0.327 0.537 0.132     1.300** 1.302* 1.230**
Weighted list size *
public insurance
0.400 1.263 1.283     0.900 1.132 0.975
Variance components          
Variance practice level 0.943 0.000 1.884 0.176 0.151 0.086 0.086 0.004 0.000
Variance GP level 1.048 1.280 0.000 0.209 0.218 0.207 0.102 0.090 0.116
Variance patient level 18.225 18.982 17.297     2.130 2.390 2.130
N 1,967 996 971 184 92 92 67,709 22,430 45,279
  1. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01
  2. Overall, smaller and larger practices (multilevel regression analysis and logistic regression analysis).