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Table 3 The characteristics associated with a physician declaring they ever decided to forgo initiation of CPR

From: Culture and personal influences on cardiopulmonary resuscitation- results of international survey

VariableOR (95% CI)p value
Country:
 Israel vs. rest0.54a (0.31, 0.97)0.038
 Indonesia vs. rest0.57a (0.34, 0.95)0.033
 Mexico vs. rest1.84b (1.03, 3.26)0.038
Age0.99 (0.95, 1.03)0.555
Knowledge Test1.29 (1.04, 1.61)0.022
Medical Specialty1.01 (0.67, 1.51)0.981
Time of last ACLS course10.66 (0.42, 1.06)0.083
Degree of religiosity:
 Secular vs. rest0.47a (0.29, 0.77)0.003
 Observant vs. rest0.39a (0.2, 0.76)0.005
 Religious/orthodox vs. rest2.12b (1.30, 3.46)0.003
Years practicing medicine1.03 (0.99, 1.08)0.132
Preference not to take risks20.69 (0.45, 1.08)0.088
  1. Note: 1Time of last ACLS course was compared as follows: never or more than 2 years vs. less than 2 years. 2 Personal preferences to risk taking was compared as follows: disagree vs. don’t know & agree
  2. a,b indicate a pairwise comparison using the Bonferroni correction. The χ2 = 32.52, p < .001, Cox & Snell R Square = .059, − 2 Log likelihood = 593.92