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Table 7 Logistic regression model of factors associated with healthcare professionals’ satisfaction with the medication surveillance program

From: Physician and pharmacist satisfaction and clinical needs for the real-time medication surveillance program in South Korea

Characteristics Total no. of respondentsa (%) OR (95% CI) (modeling the likelihood of being classified into a higher level of satisfaction)
Specialty
 Family medicine 53 (10.5) 1.00
 Internal medicine 72 (14.3) 1.16 (0.60–0.22)
 Anesthesiology 23 (4.6) 0.69 (0.28–1.70)
 Radiation oncology 2 (0.4) 0.37 (0.03–4.83)
 Urology 21 (4.2) 1.41 (0.55–3.59)
 Obstetrics & Gynecology 41 (8.2) 0.70 (0.33–1.48)
 Plastic surgery 1 (0.2) 34.62 (0.53 to > 999.99)
 Pediatrics & Adolescent medicine 29 (5.8) 0.80 (0.35–1.84)
 Neurology 27 (5.4) 0.27 (0.12–0.63)
 Neurosurgery 9 (1.8) 0.79 (0.22–2.89)
 Ophthalmology 4 (0.8) 4.42 (0.79–24.67)
 Radiology 11 (2.2) 2.95 (0.88–9.94)
 Preventive Medicine 1 (0.2) 2.33 (0.06–92.87)
 General surgery 18 (3.6) 1.15 (0.13–3.08)
 Emergency medicine 7 (1.4) 0.78 (0.18–3.28)
 Otorhinolaryngology 25 (5.0) 0.45 (0.19–1.09)
 Rehabilitation medicine 15 (3.0) 1.09 (0.38–3.12)
 Neuropsychiatry 14 (2.8) 1.22 (0.41–3.62)
 Dentistry 22 (4.4) 2.09 (0.83–5.27)
 Dermatology 39 (7.8) 1.02 (0.48–2.18)
 Thoracic & Cardiovascular surgery 5 (1.0) 0.82 (0.15–4.38)
 Orthopedics 12 (2.4) 0.67 (0.21–2.11)
 Others 16 (3.2) 2.21 (0.80–6.11)
 Missing 36 (7.2)  
Total 503 (100)  
  1. aPhysicians may have two or more specialties
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