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Table 4 Respondents who believed they needed a personal physician

From: Doctors' personal health care choices: A cross-sectional survey in a mixed public/private setting

Variables* Adjusted results
  N % OR (95% CI) p-value
Gender      0.017
   Male 928 72 1   
   Female 360 28 1.23 1.04–1.45  
Age      <0.001
   20–29 183 14 1   
   30–39 339 26 0.78 0.60–1.00  
   40–49 291 23 0.94 0.66–1.35  
   50–59 261 20 1.38 0.85–2.27  
   60–69 157 12 1.89 0.99–3.60  
   70+ 55 4 1.81 0.80–4.12  
Medical degree      <0.001
   HK 807 63 1   
   Mainland China/Taiwan 102 8 1.04 0.77–1.40  
   North America 35 3 3.67 2.04–6.60  
   Australia 129 10 2.34 1.78–3.06  
   Europe 143 11 1.92 1.49–2.48  
   Others 67 5 2.27 1.50–3.43  
Practice setting      0.018
   Solo 465 38 1   
   Group, community 265 22 1.18 0.92–1.52  
   Group, hospital 480 40 0.84 0.62–1.15  
HKCFP member      <0.001
   Yes 366 28 1   
   No 916 71 0.54 0.44–0.66  
  1. * Type of practice and specialty were not statistically significant