Korean Journal of Family Practice

Table. 3.

Between effects of regular doctor on preventive health care (between effect from REWB logistic regression)

Variable Vaccination and
preventive carea
Regular doctor (Ref: no having)
Having 1.36 (1.21–1.53)***
Sex (Ref: male)
Female 1.72 (1.62–1.83)***
Age, y (Ref: 18–44 y)
45–64 0.77 (0.70–0.85)***
≥65 4.24 (3.75–4.80)***
Spouse (Ref: having)
No having 0.50 (0.46–0.55)***
Education (Ref: under high school)
Higher than high school and less than college 0.90 (0.82–0.98)*
University graduate or higher 1.01 (0.91–1.12)
Economic activity (Ref: yes)
No 1.30 (1.20–1.40)***
Household incomeb (Ref: 1st quartile)
2nd quartile 0.86 (0.75–0.98)*
3rd quartile 0.76 (0.66–0.87)***
4th quartile 0.83 (0.72–0.96)*
5th quartile (highest) 1.02 (0.88–1.17)
Medical coverage (Ref: health insurance)
Medical benefits 0.73 (0.62–0.87)***
Private medical insurance (Ref: not join)
Join 1.20 (1.11–1.30)***
Chronic diseases (Ref: none)
1 1.48 (1.33–1.65)***
≥2 2.09 (1.88–2.31)***
CCI (Ref: 0)
1 0.90 (0.81–0.99)*
≥2 0.90 (0.80–1.02)
Disability (Ref: none)
Mild disability 0.99 (0.86–1.14)
Severe disability 0.93 (0.76–1.14)
Subjective health status (Ref: above average)
Bad 0.75 (0.67–0.85)***

Values are presented as odds ratio (95% confidence interval).

REWB, within-between random effect; CCI, Charlson Comorbidity Index.

aBone mineral density test, bone age test, diabetes mellitus test, herbal medicine, scaling, wisdom tooth extraction for prevention, etc.

bUsing a square root scale, the 1st quartile is the lowest 20%, and the 5th quartile is the highest 20% as a reference criterion.

*P<0.05, **P<0.01, ***P<0.001.

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