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Table 3 Association between physicians’ recommendation of purchasing or using PHI, background characteristics, and responses for survey statements. Using GEE model (n = 183)

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

  B SE P-value Odds Ratio CI low CI High
Working district
 North 0.391 0.097 < 0.001 1.479 1.222 1.789
 Center 0.452 0.015 < 0.001 1.572 1.525 1.62
 South . . . . . .
Statements regarding benefits of PHI
 PHI allows greater access to health services 0.501 0.179 0.005 1.650 1.161 2.347
 PHI allows greater access to health services in relatively remote areas 0.507 0.047 < 0.001 1.660 1.510 1.821
Statements regarding public sector work satisfaction
 My work place in the public sector is financially rewarding −0.058 0.011 < 0.001 0.944 0.922 0.966