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Table 4 Multinomial regression model on perceptions of EHR security compared with current records, N = 2761

From: Patient and public views about the security and privacy of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) in the UK: results from a mixed methods study

  Perceptions of EHR security compared with current records (base: less secure)
  Equally secure More secure
  RR ci95 p RR ci95 p
Age category (base: 25–34)       
 18–24 1.24 [0.90,1.69] 0.19 1.28 [0.77,2.13] 0.35
 35–44 0.67 [0.54,0.82] 0.00 0.68 [0.53,0.87] 0.00
 45–54 0.56 [0.44,0.71] 0.00 0.52 [0.30,0.90] 0.02
 55–64 0.52 [0.39,0.69] 0.00 0.57 [0.39,0.83] 0.00
 65–74 0.65 [0.46,0.92] 0.02 0.60 [0.37,0.95] 0.03
 75+ 0.63 [0.46,0.85] 0.00 0.63 [0.39,1.01] 0.06
Ethnicity (base: White British)       
 White Non-British 1.25 [1.02,1.53] 0.03 1.45 [1.05,2.00] 0.03
 Black British 0.74 [0.54,1.00] 0.05 1.48 [0.99,2.20] 0.05
 Asian British 1.26 [1.04,1.53] 0.02 2.28 [1.52,3.44] 0.00
 Mixed/Multiple/Other 1.13 [0.88,1.45] 0.34 1.91 [1.17,3.11] 0.01
Education (base: higher degree)       
 None 1.55 [0.96,2.51] 0.07 3.05 [1.51,6.17] 0.00
 GCSE 1.58 [1.05,2.38] 0.03 2.32 [1.48,3.65] 0.00
 A-Level 1.26 [0.97,1.64] 0.08 1.50 [0.87,2.58] 0.14
 Vocational 1.10 [0.75,1.60] 0.62 1.31 [0.85,2.03] 0.22
 Degree 1.01 [0.78,1.32] 0.93 1.27 [0.96,1.67] 0.09
  1. Multinomial regression model comparing those who feel that integrated electronic health records are as secure as or more secure than their current health records, with those who report that integrated records would be less secure (base). P-values are adjusted for clustering by sampling site