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Table 6 Interaction between the level of strength of primary care structure and GP co-location on patient experiences

From: The benefits of co-location in primary care practices: the perspectives of general practitioners and patients in 34 countries

Stratified multilevel models
(*p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001)
Accessibility Continuity of care Comprehensiveness of care
Countries with weak PC structure N. = 14,973 N. = 14,920 N. = 14,917
Coeff. S.E. Coeff. S.E. Coeff. S.E.
Single-handed GP practice (ref)
 - More GPs without other professionals −0.766 0.918 −0.425 1.359 0.770 1.369
 - One GP with other professionals −2.637*** 0.671 −2.681** 0.994 −2.269* 1.000
 - More GPs with other professionals −2.760*** 0.709 −4.749*** 1.051 −2.558* 1.057
Countries with medium PC structure N. = 19,188 N. = 19.134 N. = 19,054
Coeff. S.E. Coeff. S.E. Coeff. S.E.
Single-handed GP practice (ref)
 - More GPs without other professionals 0.927 0.482 −0.306 0.707 −1.175 0.850
 - One GP with other professionals 0.822 0.526 −0.423 0.775 −0.139 0.928
 - More GPs with other professionals 1.076* 0.517 0.610 0.763 −0.446 0.912
Countries with strong PC structure N. = 19,830 N. = 19,733 N. = 19,648
Coeff. S.E. Coeff. S.E. Coeff. S.E.
Single-handed GP practice (ref)
 - More GPs without other professionals −0.922 0.649 0.147 0.534 −0.877 1.039
 - One GP with other professionals 0.205 0.670 0.129 0.547 −1.835 1.072
 - More GPs with other professionals −0.566 0.593 −0.016 0.485 −0.101 0.919