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Table 3 Explanatory model for the economic objective

From: The influential role of personal advice networks on general practitioners’ performance: a social capital perspective

Variable Coef. Std. Err. [95% Conf. Interval]
Age 0.237 0.579 −0.920 1.394
Gender (M = 1) - 6.792 6.829 −20.434 6.851
N. patients (log-transformed) - 23.003b 3.899 −30.791 −15.215
Exp. expenditure adj. Index 130.223b 19.438 91.391 169.054
Population density (PCG level) 0.001 0.037 −0.073 0.076
PCG teamsize 1.451 1.688 −1.922 4.824
Personal advice network
 Size (number of ties) - 1.068 2.813 −6.688 4.552
 Heterogeneity (IQV, profession) 5.466 13.386 −21.277 32.208
 Homophily (E-I index, profession) 3.282 8.358 −19.980 13.416
Logistic arrangement
 Solo practice – omitted - -   
 Partially shared practice 18.232b 8.790 0.673 35.791
 Fully shared practice 10.886a 6.587 −2.273 24.045
N = 76
F(11) = 9.11
Prob > chi2 = 0.000
R-squared = 0.610
Adj. R-squared 0.543
  1. a90% confidence level; b95% confidence level
  2. Exp. expenditure adj. Index Expected expenditure adjustment index, PCG Primary care group, IQV Index of Qualitative Variation (based on the variable “profession”), E-I External – Internal