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Table 2 Characteristics of physicians responded to the statement: “Will you recommend using or purchasing a PHI to your patient?”

From: What motivates physicians to propose private services in a mixed private-public healthcare system? A mixed methods study

  Will you recommend PHI to your patient?” Odds Ratio P-value CI95% - Low CI95% - High
Yes No
n = 115 n = 68
Gender
 Males n (%) 98 (83.1) 57 (83.8) 0.946 0.892 0.423 2.115
 Females n (%) 20 (16.9) 11 (16.2) . . . .
Working characteristics
 Residency with private orientation n (%) 88 (76.5) 52 (76.5) 1.003 0.994 0.495 2.034
 Engaging in dual practice n (%) 88 (76.5) 45 (66.2) 1.499 0.223 0.782 2.875
Working district     0.022   
 North n (%) 75 (65.2) 28 (43.8) 2.192 0.117 0.821 5.851
 Center n (%) 29 (25.2) 27 (42.2) 0.879 0.805 0.150 2.449
 South n (%) 11 (9.6) 9 (14.1) . . . .