Table 2

Process factors associated with being disciplined as a general practitioner (n=571)
Discipline OR P 95% Confidence intervals
Complaint initiation
Complaint delay (months) 0.988 0.521 0.954-1.024
Lawyer involvement No 1
Yes 1.257 0.633 0.491-3.216
Complaint demarcation
General practitioners involved 0.661 0.000 0.524-0.835
Event duration (months) 0.996 0.675 0.977-1.015
Complaint decision
Case management duration (months) 1.038 0.010 1.009-1.069
Expert witness involvement No 1
Yes 1.366 0.452 0.606-3.077

Birkeland et al.

Birkeland et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:9   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-9

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