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Table 4 Result of negative binomial regression factors associated with willingness to use information technologies for chronic/diabetes patient management at teaching hospitals, 2020

From: Factors influencing healthcare providers’ attitude and willingness to use information technology in diabetes management

Willingness in information technologies
Variables Category coefficient IRR 95% CI
Attitude towards remote monitoring Positive .826 2.285 1.112–4.695**
  Negative 0 1  
Use computer home Daily .2353 1.335  
  Weekly −.049 0.952 0.814–1.14
  Never 0 1  
Search health information through the internet Daily .551 1.736 1.459–6.570**
  Weekly −.220 .803 0.235–2.742
  Never 0 1  
  Heard .346 1.414 1.084–2.663**
  Not heard 0 1  
Gender Male 0.196 1.217 1.012–5.118***
  Female 0 1  
  1. TM tele-monitoring
  2. *P-value < 0.05
  3. **P-value < 0.01
  4. ***P-value < 0.001, 1 = reference