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Table 7 The results of univariate and multivariate logistic regression models for the acceptance of Internet use for accessing results of laboratory tests

From: A cross-sectional study assessing determinants of the attitude to the introduction of eHealth services among patients suffering from chronic conditions

Independent variables Unadjusted OR (95% CI) p Adjusted OR (95% CI) p
Gender     
 Female     
 Male 0.93 (0.57-1.51) .76 1.04 (0.57-1.90) .90
Age of respondent     
 ≤31 years     
 >31 to ≤50 years 1.06 (0.54-2.06) .87 1.64 (0.75-3.61) .21
 >50 to ≤61 years 0.39 (0.20-0.73) .003 0.70 (0.30-1.63) .41
 >61 years 0.34 (0.17-0.66) .002 0.85 (0.31-2.36) .75
Place of residence     
 Rural     
 Urban below 100.000 inhabitants 1.20 (0.65-2.21) .56 0.87 (0.42-1.80) .70
 Urban above 100.000 inhabitants 2.42 (1.37-4.27) .002 1.95 (0.91-4.17) .09
Education     
 Level 1     
 Level 2 1.73 (0.96-3.14) .07 1.02 (0.47-2.23) .96
 Level 3 4.79 (2.59-8.86) <.001 2.56 (1.12-5.86) .03
Number of chronic diseases diagnosed in the respondent     
 1     
 >1 0.65 (0.41-1.01) .06 0.90 (0.49-1.67) .74
Duration of chronic disease     
 ≤5     
 >5 to ≤10 0.76 (0.40-1.45) .41 0.89 (0.41-3.85) .76
 >10 to ≤18 1.18 (0.57-2.47) .65 1.53 (0.61-3.86) .36
 >18 1.08 (0.54-2.19) .83 1.64 (0.66-4.10) .28
At least one admission to hospital due to chronic disease     
 No     
 Yes 0.53 (0.31-0.91) .02 0.52 (0.27-0.98) .04
The use of the internet without help of other persons     
 No     
 Yes 3.68 (2.23-6.08) <.001 1.65 (0.79-3.42) .18
Opinion about the usefulness of the internet in helping to make decision about own health     
 Not useful at all     
 Not useful 4.54 (1.37-15.06) .01 4.43 (1.21-16.29) .03
 Unsure 3.44 (1.21-9.83) .02 3.26 (1.09-9.79) .04
 Useful 9.33 (3.50-24.89) <.001 6.64 (2.28-19.30) .001
 Very useful 6.76 (2.25-20.33) <.001 4.81 (1.45-15.96) .01