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Table 3 Linear multilevel regression analysis of physical accessibility of GP practices in 31 countries. Coefficient (standard error) (for empty model and model with practice/location variables: ncountries = 31; npractices = 5865)

From: Physical accessibility of primary care facilities for people with disabilities: a cross-sectional survey in 31 countries

Fixed effects Empty model Model with practice/location variables
Constant 0.59 (0.030) 0.58 (0.029)
Practice/location
 Shared practice (yes = 1)   0.011 (0.003)**
 Age of the GP   −0.0005 (0.0001)**
Urbanisation (ref. = inner city)
 Suburbs/towns   0.015 (0.003)**
 Mixed urban-rural   0.018 (0.004)**
 Rural   0.024 (0.004)**
Social deprivation of practice population   0.001 (0.002)
Country a
 Years since ratification UN Convention (ncountries = 31; npractices = 5865)   −0.007 (0.014)
 Accessibility regulation index (ncountries = 31; npractices = 5865)   0.034 (0.036)
 Centralised healthcare system (ncountries = 31; npractices = 5865)   − 0.001 (0.061)
 Gross Domestic Product per head (ncountries = 28; npractices = 4922)   0.000 (0.000)
 Years social democratic government (ncountries = 27; npractices = 4655)   0.018 (0.010)*
Random effects
 Practice level variance 0.008 (0.0001) 0.008 (0.0001)
 Country level variance 0.027 (0.007) 0.021 (0.0058) b
 ICC 0.779 0.728
  1. * p < 0.10
  2. ** p < 0.01
  3. a Country level variables were included one at a time
  4. b In the model with Years social democratic government as independent variable at country level