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Table 2 Association between Patient satisfaction/Provider-patient communication (aggregate scores) and provider and patient characteristics in Nepal. Univariate logistic regression displaying crude odds ratios

From: Clinical communication and caregivers’ satisfaction with child healthcare in Nepal; results from Nepal Health Facility Survey 2015

  Patient satisfaction Provider-patient communication
Provider characteristics and health system factors Satisfied (weighted %) Not satisfied (weighted %) OR (95% CI) Good communication (weighted %) Poor communication (weighted %) OR (95% CI)
Medical doctor
Yes 85.3 14.7 1.39 (1.04–1.86) 43.2 56.8 1.57 (1.24–1.99)
No 80.6 19.4 Ref 32.6 67.4 Ref
Nurse
Yes 82.1 17.9 1.00 (0.60–1.66) 30.0 70.0 0.74 (0.50–1.09)
No 82.1 17.9 Ref 36.8 63.2 Ref
Health assistant
Yes 80.3 19.7 0.76 (0.56–1.02) 33.3 66.7 0.78 (0.61–1.00)
No 84.3 15.7 Ref 39.1 60.9 Ref
Male provider
Yes 82.1 17.9 1.00 (0.71–1.43) 35.7 64.3 0.96 (0.73–1.26)
No 82.0 18.0 Ref 36.7 63.3 Ref
Waiting time more than 20 min
Yes 83.5 16.5 1.21 (0.89–1.64) 37.5 62.5 1.14 (0.90–1.45)
No 80.8 19.2 Ref 34.5 65.5 Ref
Patient characteristics
Accompanied by mother
Yes 84.9 15.1 1.29 (0.87–1.93) 37.9 62.1 1.50 (1.08–2.09)
No 81.3 18.7 Ref 28.9 71.1 Ref
Male child
Yes 81.1 18.9 0.86 (0.64–1.17) 35.7 64.3 0.98 (0.77–1.24)
No 83.3 16.7 Ref 36.2 63.8 Ref
Ever attended school
Yes 84.5 15.5 1.53 (1.12–2.10) 40.7 59.3 1.79 (1.36–2.36)
No 78.0 22.0 Ref 27.7 72.3 Ref
Belonging to advantages case/ethnicity
Yes 83.6 16.4 1.18 (0.87–1.59) 42.5 57.5 1.53 (1.21–1.94)
No 81.3 18.7 Ref 32.6 67.4 Ref