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Table 2 Odds of surgical consult request scheduled for appointment

From: A cohort study of a general surgery electronic consultation system: safety implications and impact on surgical yield

Covariate Univariate Odds ratio Adjusted Odds Ratio
Quality or severity of problem 0.50 (0.19–1.35) 0.48 (0.17–1.36)
Preconsult evaluation and or treatment 1.85 (0.47–11.21) 2.38 (0.45–12.48)
Co-morbidities 0.16 (0.31–1.21) 0.63 (0.31–1.28)
Temporality 0.72 (0.44–1.78) 0.86 (0.41–1.81)
Referring provider
 Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant reference
 Physician 0.58 (0.29–1.16) 0.66 (0.32–1.35)
Primary care clinica
 SFDPH reference
 UCSF 0.95 (0.43–2.11) 1.09 (0.46–2.57)
 Independent 1.47 (0.37–3.48) 1.25 (0.49–3.20)
  1. a SFDPH San Francisco Department of Public Health, a UCSF University of California San Francisco