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Table 3 Logistic regression with endpoint: awareness of depressive symptomatology (patient and GP characteristics)

From: Factors associated with general practitioners’ awareness of depression in primary care patients with heart failure: baseline-results from the observational RECODE-HF study

  Patient and GP characteristics
Variable p-value Odds-Ratio [CI]
Patient characteristics
Age 0.970 1.000 [0.975; 1.024]
Sex (male) 0.430 1.226 [0.740; 2.031]
Education (CASMIN) (Primary) 0.001  
Secondary 0.001 2.782 [1.542; 5.017]
Tertiary 0.021 3.599 [1.217; 10.642]
Employment (not employed) 0.517 1.390 [0.513; 3.767]
Health insurance (statutory) 0.973  
 Private 0.944 0.955 [0.270; 3.376]
 Social security office 0.823 0.714 [0.037; 13.824]
Living situation (living alone) 0.651  
 together with others in private household 0.788 1.082 [0.609; 1.924]
 living in an institution 0.354 1.812 [0.516; 6.367]
NYHA Class III-IV (reference Class I-II) <0.001 2.518 [1.498; 4.231]
Comorbidity score 0.379 0.958 [0.870; 1.054]
PHQ-9 0.027 1.075 [1.008; 1.147]
History of Depression <0.001 6.181 [3.562; 10.723]
Number of GP contacts (last 6 months) 0.028 1.036 [1.004; 1.070]
GP-consultations due to emotional distress within the last 6 months (no) <0.001 3.185 [1.930; 5.256]
Familiarity of patient 0.400 1.062 [0.923; 1.221]
Perceived social support (ESSI) 0.764 1.007 [0.964; 1.051]
GP characteristics
Sex (male) 0.826 1.067 [0.598; 1.905]
Years of work experience 0.937 0.999 [0.974; 1.025]
Number of GPs practicing in the medical practice 0.942 1.008 [0.805; 1.263]
Additional qualification in psychology/psychiatry (no) 0.442 0.787 [0.427; 1.450]
Constant 0.002 0.017
  1. Bold letters significant association, CI 95% Confidence Interval, N = 417, R2 = 0.335