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Table 4 Multivariate analysis by relevant variables

From: Patient satisfaction in an acute medicine department in Morocco

  Patient satisfaction questionnaire domains
  MI RS
Variables β Coef. P value β Coef P value
Gender     
   Men 0 ------- 0 -------
   Women -0.24 0.8 -0.24 0.8
Residence     
   Urban 1.584 0.093 ------- -------
   Rural 0 ------- ------- -------
Distance patient's home hospital     
   ≤50 km ------- -------- 0.532 0.563
   >50 km ------- ------- 0 -------
Education level     
   No education ------ 0 ------- -------
   Primary ------- ------- 1.529 0.26
   Secondary and more ------- ------- -1.284 0.365
Monthly income     
   None 0 ------- 0 -------
   Less than 180 euro -0.4 0.699 1.587 0.167
   More than 180 euro 1.407 0.240 1.407 0.381
Health insurance status     
   Yes 0 0 ------ ------
   No 0.416 0.684 -0.437 0.713
Prior hospitalization     
   None 0 ------- 0 -------
   Less than 2 -0.326 0.704 0.402 0.672
   More than 2 3.15 0.008 1.7 0.193
Admission room     
   Common 0 ------- 0 -------
   Double 2.049 0.022 1.459 0.138
Length of stay (days) a     
   Less than 6 days 0 ------- 0 -------
   7 to 9 2.084 0.056 1.861 0.124
   10 to 14 3.191 0.002 2.715 0.017
   More than 14 1.601 0.117 -0.088 0.938
Perceived health status compared to admission     
   Same 0 ------- 0 -------
   Little better 0.803 0.63 1.822 0.326
   Much better 3.704 0.036 4.95 0.013
Perceived health status compared to people of the same age     
   Better 2.528 0.058 0.735 0.619
   Worse 0 ------- 0 -------
   Same 1.04 0.26 0.314 0.764
Satisfaction with life 0.208 0.42 0.782 0.006
  1. MI subscale: quality of medical information. RS subscale: relationships with staff and daily routine. β Coef.: Beta coefficient from the lineal general model, after adjustment by all relevant variables. Positive values indicate more satisfaction on that domain for that category; negative values indicate less satisfaction compared with the reference category. a stratified by interquartile range. 0 indicated reference category