Table 2

Associations on outcome variables of organizational attributes in primary care practices (results of linear regression analyses, under specification of standardized beta coefficient and 95% confidence interval (CI), α = 5%)
Factors of organizational attributes of primary care practices
Communication Decision-making Stress History of change Overall score
β (p-value*) β (p-value*) β (p-value*) β (p-value*) β (p-value*)
Practice characteristics
Mode of practice (0 = single; 1 = group) −0.107 (0.01) −0.016 (0.66) −0.154 (<0.01) 0.160 (0.01) −0.068 (0.07)
Location of practice (1 = urban; 2 = semi urban; 3 = rural) −0.024 (0.52) −0.015 (0.69) 0.055 (0.17) 0.024 (0.62) 0.018 (0.63)
Individual characteristics
Age −0.011 (0.80) 0.058 (0.17) −0.155 (0.01) 0.096 (0.07) −0.021 (0.62)
Employment status (0 = full-time worker; 1 = part-time worker) 0.090 (0.04) 0.080 (0.06) 0.138 (0.01) −0.056 (0.30) 0.110 (0.01)
Different factors of job satisfaction
Physical working condition −0.033 (0.53) −0.015 (0.77) 0.356 (<0.01) −0.085 (0.19) 0.121 (0.02)
Freedom of working method 0.127 (0.02) 0.243 (<0.01) 0.034 (0.54) 0.123 (0.06) 0.202 (<0.01)
Colleagues and fellow workers 0.397 (<0.01) 0.082 (0.09) 0.038 (0.46) −0.106 (0.08) 0.141 (0.01)
Recognition for work 0.211 (<0.01) 0.283 (<0.01) 0.081 (0.17) 0.006 (0.93) 0.238 (<0.01)
Amount of responsibility −0.085 (0.15) −0.124 (0.03) −0.067 (0.28) 0.006 (0.94) −0.119 (0.04)
Income 0.063 (0.16) −0.007 (0.88) 0.043 (0.37) 0.048 (0.40) 0.043 (0.33)
Opportunity to use abilities 0.058 (0.36) 0.204 (0.01) 0.070 (0.31) −0.096 (0.23) 0.127 (0.04)
Hours of work −0.044 (0.38) −0.020 (0.69) 0.013 (0.80) −0.027 (0.67) −0.021 (0.66)
Amount of variety in job 0.026 (0.65) 0.046 (0.40) −0.092 (0.12) 0.095 (0.18) 0.015 (0.79)
Overall job satisfaction −0.007 (0.91) 0.046 (0.50) 0.095 (0.20) −0.057 (0.51) 0.050 (0.46)
Pseudo R2 0.389 0.405 0.298 0.042 0.424

*Statistical significance of difference: P < 0.05.

Gavartina et al.

Gavartina et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:110   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-110

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