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Table 5 Results of the logistic regression model used to predict intention to use the patient decision aid (n = 263)

From: Physicians' intentions and use of three patient decision aids

Predictor Intention Odds ratio (95% confidence interval) P-value
  No n = 122 Yes n = 141   
Comfort with offering patient decision aid to patients     <0.0001
   Very uncomfortable/uncomfortable/neutral (ref) 44 7   
   Comfortable/very comfortable 78 134 5.7 (2.2 – 14.8)  
Need for a decision aid on the topic     0.005
   No/unsure (ref) 40 17   
   Yes 82 124 3.1 (1.4 – 6.8)  
Decision Aid     0.004
   Tube feeding (ref) 37 30   
   Hormone replacement therapy 33 51 4.2 (1.8 – 9.8)  
   COPD 52 60 2.3 (1.1 – 4.8)  
Patient decision aid characteristics     
Implementation    2.4 (1.3 – 4.4) 0.006
Value for Physicians    1.6 (0.8 – 3.1) 0.206
Decision Aid Content    1.4 (0.6 – 3.1) 0.433
Quality and Value for Patients    1.0 (0.4 – 2.5) 0.932
  1. Abbreviations: COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; ref = reference group