Table 2

Predictors of Doctor Rating using Mixed Model Regression (N = 5003)§

Dependent VariablePredictor Variables

Doctor Care Score β (se)


Intercept

37.00 (1.74)***

Age§§

0.082 (0.036)*

Male Gender

-0.22 (0.88)

First visit to office

-12.57 (1.74)***

Routine exam or check-up

4.97 (0.84)***

Waiting time§§

-0.39 (0.021)***

Visit time§§

3.78 (0.089)***

Interaction First visit with Waiting time

-0.14 (0.049)**

Adjusted R2

0.43


Notes:

*P < 0.05 level, **P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001

§ Includes a random effect for subject.

§§ Continuous approximation.

Anderson et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:31   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-31

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