Table 5

The predictors of confidence scale and adherence scale

Confidence scale

Mean ± SD

P value

Adherence scale

Mean ± SD

P value


Age

0.330

0.014*

27-39

16.06 ± 3.89

16.56 ± 3.80

40-59

16.46 ± 3.26

17.19 ± 4.32

60-87

16.12 ± 3.04

18.14 ± 4.87

Specialty

0.046*

0.429

Family medicine

16.36 ± 3.24

16.96 ± 4.35

Internal medicine

15.74 ± 3.45

17.13 ± 4.09

Psychiatric

16.89 ± 3.08

16.72 ± 3.43

Others

16.71 ± 3.07

17.62 ± 4.40

Contracted with the BHP

< 0.001*

< 0.001*

Yes

16.83 ± 3.12

18.18 ± 3.92

No

15.07 ± 3.17

14.84 ± 4.39


Abbreviations: BHP, Bureau of Health Promotion

* P < 0.05

Guo et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:77   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-77

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