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Table 6 Multivariate regression analysis of perceived quality of care in clinical information and personal interaction subscales and recommendation across patient characteristics

From: Perception of quality of care of patients with potentially severe diseases evaluated at a distinct quick diagnostic delivery model: a cross-sectional study

Variable Clinical information Personal interaction Recommendation
  B a 95 % CI B a 95 % CI B a 95 % CI
Age, years       
 18–44 −0.18b −0.47, 0.11 −0.19b −0.48, 0.10 −0.17b −0.42, 0.08
 45–65 (reference)       
  > 65 0.19b −0.09, 0.46 0.24c −0.06, 0.53 0.23d −0.07, 0.53
Sex       
 Female −0.02 −0.10, 0.08 0.04 −0.06, 0.15 0.12 0.02, 0.21
 Male (reference)       
Education       
 University education −0.24c −0.43, −0.03 0.01 −0.15, 0.20 −0.22d −0.41, −0.03
 Secondary/PT (reference)       
 Primary education 0.16 −0.04, 0.36 0.02 −0.16, 0.21 0.10 −0.09, 0.30
 No schooling 0.18b −0.03, 0.39 0.11 −0.08, 0.31 0.17b −0.02, 0.33
Income, Euros       
  > 1800 −0.08 −0.14, 0.03 −0.06 −0.15, 0.03 −0.10 −0.2, 0.01
 1201–1800 (reference)       
 901–1200 0.01 −0.13, 0.14 0.10 −0.05, 0.16 −0.11 −0.25, 0.12
  ≤ 900 0.09 −0.04, 0.22 0.10 −0.02, 0.13 0.03 −0.09, 0.16
QDU visits       
  ≤ 2 (reference)       
 3 0.01 −0.34, 0.35 0.02 −0.27, 0.33 −0.01 −0.35, 0.32
  ≥ 4 −0.02 −0.37, 0.33 0.02 −0.32, 0.40 −0.17b −0.52, 0.16
Diagnosis       
 Malignancy −0.20 b −0.59, 0.21 −0.09 −0.48, 0.30 −0.18b −0.57, 0.21
 Benign diseases (reference)       
  1. CI = confidence interval; PT = professional training; QDU = quick diagnosis unit.
  2. aAdjusted regression coefficient beta. Positive values indicate a higher mean score relative to the referent category, while negative values indicate a lower mean score compared with the reference category.
  3. bP < 0.05.
  4. cP <0.001.
  5. dP < 0.01