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Table 5 Adjusted odds ratios of providers “Very often” using specific strategies to support patient behavior change

From: The role of primary care providers in patient activation and engagement in self-management: a cross-sectional analysis

  Bringing patient in for multiple visits Work with the patient to set behavioral goals Refer the patient to educators and coaches Emphasize the serious health risks the patient faces Support patients behavior goal Have difficult conversations Provide detailed after-visit summaries Try not to overwhelm the patient
CS-PAM tercile
 Lowest 0.10 0.11** 0.33 0.35 0.40 0.11** 0.42 0.17**
 Middle 0.39 0.58 0.49 0.54 0.48 0.34* 1.25 0.09**
 Highest (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00)
Gender         
 Male 1.13 0.44 0.75 1.40 0.51 0.75 0.85 0.55
 Female (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00)
Age (in years)
 39 or younger 1.45 1.94 0.99 0.77 0.49 1.11 0.72 2.50
 40–49 0.61 1.06 0.66 0.76 0.51 3.93 2.15 5.09
 50–59 0.38 0.97 0.36 0.90 1.60 3.46 0.99 8.28*
 60 plus (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00)
Years at fairview
 Less than 5 1.29 1.04 1.38 1.20 1.19 1.06 1.32 1.62
 5–10 2.05 0.31 0.99 1.09 1.46 0.68 0.91 0.34
 11–20 3.94 2.46 1.84 0.97 1.44 0.60 0.67 1.21
 21 plus (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00)
Type of PCP
 Family practitioners 1.27 1.21 2.19 3.58 1.30 1.93 1.16 2.10
 NP and PAs 1.50 1.01 4.00 2.26 0.46 1.22 1.81 0.34
 Internists (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00) (1.00)
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001