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Table 4 Characteristics of physicians responding to the statement: “I feel more obliged to patients who pay out of their pockets for the service they receive”

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

   Odds Ratio P-Value CI low CI High
Agree Disagree
n = 40 n = 137
Gender
 Males n (%) 36 (90.0) 115 (83.9) 1.722 0.346 0.557 5.326
 Females n (%) 4 (10.0) 22 (16.1) . . . .
Working characteristics
 Residency with private orientation n (%) 32 (82.1) 107 (79.3) 1.169 0.702 0.478 2.994
 Engaging in dual practice n (%) 26 (65.0) 107 (79.3) 0.521 0.095 0.242 1.120
Working district     0.388   
 North n (%) 24 (61.5) 74 (55.2) 2.919 0.170 0.631 13.503
 Center n (%) 13 (33.3) 42 (31.3) 2.786 0.206 0.569 13.630
 South n (%) 2 (5.1) 18 (13.4) . . . .