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Table 5 Association between physicians’ obligation to patients who pay, background characteristics and responses for survey statements. Using multivariate logistic regression (n = 177)

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
Background characteristics
 Gender [Female] −1.982 1.144 0.083 0.138 0.015 1.296
 Age [Years] −0.015 0.035 0.669 0.985 0.92 1.055
Statements regarding job and salary satisfaction
 The job I perform is more valuable and important than the job my colleagues perform 0.576 0.291 0.048 1.778 1.005 3.146
Statements regarding perspective of health
 Patients are more committed to a course of treatment if they pay out of their own pockets for it −0.009 0.288 0.976 0.992 0.564 1.744
 In the private system, patients trust me much more than they do/would in the public system 0.724 0.268 0.007 2.063 1.221 3.485
Statements regarding satisfaction of work in the public sector
 I find working in the public sector rewarding −0.273 0.338 0.419 0.761 0.392 1.476