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Table 2 Relationships between sample characteristics and frequency of working with alcohol-related cases

From: Do health professionals’ attitudes towards alcohol use matter for alcohol prevention efforts? Results from the WIRUS-OHS study

Characteristics Unadjusted Adjusted
Ba (95% CI)b βc p-value Ba (95% CI)b βc p-value
One-year increase in age 0.04 (0.02–0.05) 0.24  < 0.001 0.02 (-0.00–0.04) 0.12 0.07
Female gender -0.04 (-0.47–0.39) -0.01 0.85 - - -
One-year increase in OHS experience 0.03 (0.01–0.05) 0.19 0.001 0.01 (-0.01–0.03) 0.06 0.35
Professional groupd 1.41 (1.09–1.72) 0.44  < 0.001 1.46 (0.36–2.56) 0.46 0.01
One-point increase in DNS score -0.15 (-0.59–0.29) -0.04 0.51 - - -
DNS × professional group 0.67 (0.51–0.83) 0.41  < 0.001 -0.08 (-0.64–0.47) -0.05 0.77
DNS × size of work unit -0.09 (-0.27–0.10) -0.05 0.36 - - -
DNS × location of work unit -0.00 (-0.07–0.06) -0.01 0.91 - - -
Explained variance (R2)      21.7%  < 0.001
  1. a Beta coefficient from linear regression
  2. b 95% confidence intervals
  3. c standardized beta coefficient
  4. d the reference category includes occupational therapist, occupational hygienist, nutritionist, physiotherapist, and ‘other’, while the second category includes physician, psychologist, and nurse