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Table 4 MRQAP estimating factors associated with the propensity of physicians to collaborate

From: Physicians' propensity to collaborate and their attitude towards EBM: A cross-sectional study

Dependent Variable Professional Network (Valued) Professional Network (Dichotomized)·
  Estimate   Significance Estimate   Significance
Intercept 0.0000    0.0000   
Attitude towards EBM (same category) 0.0198 ** 0.025 0.0201 ** 0.020
Age (difference in) 0.0096   0.242 0.0089   0.261
Gender (same category) 0.0075   0.081 0.0080   0.077
Years since Graduation (difference in) -0.0318 *** 0.003 -0.0299 ** 0.012
Field of Specialization (same category) 0.1988 *** 0.000 0.1984 *** 0.000
Tenure NHS (difference in) 0.0152   0.126 0.0156   0.146
Tenure LHA (difference in) 0.0030   0.377 0.0031   0.368
Managerial role (same category) -0.0307 *** 0.000 -0.0381 *** 0.000
Hospital (same affiliation) 0.0845 *** 0.000 0.0919 *** 0.000
Directorate (same affiliation) 0.0459 *** 0.000 0.0509 *** 0.000
Number of Publications (difference in) -0.0167 ** 0.017 -0.0172 ** 0.018
Co-authorship (same category) 0.1732 *** 0.000 0.1782 *** 0.000
Geographical distance -0.0177   0.056 -0.0196 ** 0.045
Observations (No of dyads) 87,912 87,912
Multiple R 2(Adj.) 0.314 (0.311) 0.312 (0.310)
p-value 0.000 0.000
  1. Number of permutations: 5,000; Standardized coefficients; *** p < 0.01; ** p < 0.05;
  2. • Dichotomized network where x'ij = 1 if xij ≥ 1, and x'ij = 0 otherwise.