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Table 5 GPAQ and Trust in Physician scores

From: St John’s wort use in Australian general practice patients with depressive symptoms: their characteristics and use of other health services

  Non-SJW user SJW-user           
GPAQ item (N = 6630) (N = 277) Unadjusted P Adjusteda P Adjustedb P Adjustedc P Adjustedd P
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) COEF (95% CI)   COEF (95% CI)   COEF (95% CI)   COEF (95% CI)   COEF (95% CI)  
Satisfaction with:             
Receptionists 82 (19.0) 81 (21.0) 0.26 (-1.95, 2.46) 0.82 0.36 (-1.85, 2.58) 0.75 0.38 (-1.85, 2.62) 0.74 0.12 (-2.10, 2.34) 0.92 0.35 (-1.88, 2.58) 0.76
Access to practice 68.63 (16.8) 64.8 (15.9) -1.99 (-3.84, -0.14) 0.04 -1.65 (-3.51, 0.20) 0.08 -1.55 (-3.41, 0.32) 0.10 -1.74 (-3.59, 0.12) 0.07 -1.38 (-3.24, 0.48) 0.15
Continuity of care 77 (20.0) 75 (22.0) -0.42 (-2.78, 1.94) 0.73 0.01 (-2.36, 2.37) 0.10 0.43 (-1.95, 2.82) 0.72 -0.003 (-2.34, 2.34) 0.10 0.22 (-2.12, 2.57) 0.85
Communication 83.96 (16.0) 85.07 (15.8) 0.44 (-1.41, 2.30) 0.64 0.04 (-1.82, 1.91) 0.97 0.17 (-1.71, 2.04) 0.86 -0.08 (-1.95, 1.78) 0.93 0.28 (-1.59, 2.14) 0.77
Nursing care§ 80.03 (16.4) 77.95 (20.1) -1.36 (-4.81, 2.08) 0.44 -1.41 (-4.87, 2.04) 0.42 -1.30 (-4.80, 2.19) 0.47 -1.27 (-4.75, 2.22) 0.48 -0.94 (-4.43, 2.55) 0.60
Practice overall 81.59 (20.4) 79.59 (19.4) -1.45 (-3.90, 1.00) 0.25 -1.51 (-3.98, 0.96) 0.23 -1.31 (-3.78, 1.17) 0.30 -1.49 (-3.96, 0.98) 0.24 -1.10 (-3.58, 1.37) 0.38
Trust in physician:             
Score transformed¥ 77.09 (13.7) 75.35 (14.7) -1.65 (-3.29, -0.002) 0.05 -1.64 (-3.30, 0.01) 0.05 -1.46 (-3.12, 0.21) 0.09 -1.69 (-3.34, -0.04) 0.04 -1.22 (-2.87, 0.43) 0.15
  1. COEF = coefficient. GPAQ = General Practice Assessment Questionnaire. *Denominators may vary due to missing data. COEF, 95% confidence intervals and P values calculated using mixed effects linear regression models (treating GP practice as a random effect and patient characteristics as fixed effects). ‡Scores are expressed as a percentage of the maximum possible score (100) for each GPAQ item, with higher scores indicating greater satisfaction. §The eight general practices that did not have a practice nurse were excluded from the analysis for this item: the denominator is n = 5071 (4874/197). ¥Trust score transformed and weighted for missing responses.
  2. aAdjusted for age, gender and general practice location.
  3. bAdjusted for age, gender, general practice location and health rate.
  4. cAdjusted for age, gender, general practice location, health rate, no. of GP visits and no. of GPs seen.
  5. dAdjusted for age, gender, general practice location, health rate, no. of GP visits and no. of GPs seen and depression score.