Table 6

Multinomial logistic regression analysis of preferred GP remuneration system

Independent variables

Salary Odds Ratio (95%CI)

n = 163

Activity based

Odds Ratio (95%CI)

n = 160


Sex

0 = Female, 1 = Male

0.59 (0.39-0.89)**

1.69 (1.15-2.49)**

Risk attitude

Neutral

1

1

Risk averse

1.32 (0.82-2.12)

1.07 (0.60-1.89)

Risk seeking

0.94 (0.54-1.62)

1.00 (0.66-1.72)

Important to have a high income

Do not agree

1

1

Some agreement

0.51 (0.27-0.95)*

0.94 (0.38-2.32)

Strong agreement

0.45 (0.23-0.85)*

1.65 (0.67-4.03)

Feel happy with a high work pace

Do not agree

1

1

Some agreement

0.79 (0.44-1.43)

2.24 (0.89-5.65)

Strong agreement

0.57 (0.30-1.10)

3.94 (1.54-10.10)**

Experience

0 = Student or hospital intern, 1 = Yes (GP intern)

1.29 (0.87-1.90)

1.31 (0.88-1.95)

Inclined to work as GP

0 = No, 1 = Yes

0.72 (0.49-1.05)

1.50 (1.01-2.23)*

Cox & Snell R2

0.110

Nagelkerke R2

0.128


The reference category is: Mix of salary and activity based remuneration (n = 390).

Those who answered "I don't know" (n = 100) are excluded from the analysis.

*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001

Abelsen and Olsen BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:68   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-68

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