Table 5

Multivariate model of factors significantly associated with being a low impact consulter

Odds ratio (95% CI)

p-value


Employment

Full-time

1.00

Part-time

0.77 (0.46 to 1.29)

0.324

Self-employed

0.29 (0.10 to 0.82)

0.019

Not working due to illness

0.62 (0.28 to 1.36)

0.230

Others not in employment

0.59 (0.34 to 1.04)

0.067


Chronic condition

No

1.00

Yes

2.00 (1.32 to 3.04)

0.001


Role physical

Quartile 1 (best health)

1.00

Quartile 2

1.16 (0.58 to 2.34)

0.678

Quartile 3

1.12 (0.64 to 1.96)

0.691

Quartile 4 (poorest health)

2.27 (1.32 to 3.90)

0.003


Bodily pain

Quartile 1 (best health)

1.00

Quartile 2

0.81 (0.29 to 2.24)

0.681

Quartile 3

2.86 (1.63 to 5.03)

< 0.001

Quartile 4 (poorest health)

2.00 (1.07 to 3.73)

0.030


Feeling that I need reassurance or advice from a health professional

Not important

1.00

Important

2.60 (1.33 to 5.08)

0.005


† Referent group

Figures highlighted are significant at 5% level (p < 0.05)

Elliott et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-21

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