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Table 2 Effect of vignette diagnosis and gender on the odds of a physician thinking ‘should get a DP’

From: Physicians’ attitudes to disability pension – impact of diagnosis: an experimental study

  Variable Crude Model (n=1308) Adjusted Model (n=1255)
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)a
Should get a DP Vignette diagnosis   
Low back pain 1 1
Depression 1.89 (1.42 to 2.50) 1.93 (1.44 to 2.59)
Alcohol dependence 0.45 (0.34 to 0.60) 0.44 (0.33 to 0.59)
Vignette gender   
Male 1 1
Female 0.91 (0.72 to 1.14) 0.93 (0.74 to 1.18)
  1. Abbreviations: DP Disability pension; OR Odds ratio; CI Confidence Interval
  2. aModel adjusted for age of physician, gender of physician and experience of physician completing disability pension assessment in past 12 months
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