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Table 2 β-values (slope parameters) from the ordinal logistic regression

From: Adoption of direct-acting antiviral medications for hepatitis C: a retrospective observational study

Slope (β) parameter forβ-Estimate (95% CI)Standard ErrorWald Chi-SquareP-ValueOdds Ratio95% Confidence Limits
Northeast RegionReference
Midwest Region−0.14 (−0.28, 0.00)0.07213.6840.0550.8710.7561.003
South Region− 0.07 (− 0.17, 0.04)0.05471.45050.2280.9360.8411.042
West Region−0.03 (− 0.16, 0.10)0.06780.27780.5980.9650.8451.102
Gender – FemaleReference
Gender – Male−0.04 (−0.16, 0.07)0.0580.55770.4550.9580.8551.073
Primary CareReference
Regular Specialty0.01 (−0.19, 0.22)0.10590.00380.9511.0070.8181.239
Infectious Disease*−0.01 (−0.18, 0.16)0.08540.0210.8850.9880.8351.168
Gastroenterologists & Hepatologists0.17 (0.04, 0.29)0.06236.73740.0091.1761.041.328
Median Income0.01 (−0.01, 0.03)8.60E-071.83620.175111
  1. *p < 0.05
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