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Table 3 Associations between the degrees of task delegation and COPD patients having an annual spirometry performed

From: Associations between degrees of task delegation and adherence to COPD guidelines on spirometry testing in general practice - a national cross-sectional study

Degree of delegation N (%) OR (95% CI) p-value OR adj. (95% CI) p-value
Minimal 33,528 (54.76) 1 1
Medium 19,027 (31.08) 1.37 (1.25 to 1.49) < 0.001 1.27 (1.16 to 1.38) < 0.001
Maximal 8668 (14.16) 1.41 (1.25 to 1.59) < 0.001 1.33 (1.18 to 1.49) < 0.001
  1. Adjusted for: Practice characteristics: practice type, age and gender of FPs, status as training practice, and development of standardized processes of care. Patient characteristics: age, gender, income, highest attained education, labor market affiliation, cohabitation status, and comorbidity
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