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Table 3 Association of communication attributes and specialty with low paternalism/autonomy in health professionals: age modifying effect in Mexico, 2018

From: Communication patterns in the doctor–patient relationship: evaluating determinants associated with low paternalism in Mexico

Variables 19–29 years 30–42 years 43–76 years p value
ORa 95% CI ORa 95% CI ORa 95% CI  
Communication pattern           
 Withholding 1.0    1.0    1.0    
 Partial communication 2.73 1.40 5.32 10.23 4.46 23.51 5.57 2.49 12.49  
 Open communication 11.10 5.31 23.10 26.26 10.43 66.10 11.48 4.68 28.15  
Interaction term            < 0.001
Specialty           
 No 1.0    1.0    1.0    
 Yes 0.94 0.54 1.63 2.87 1.24 6.64 2.03 0.98 4.21  
Interaction term           0.03
  1. aOdds ratio adjusted by gender, family member with IDD or ASD, value assigned to truth, bioethics courses, religion, participant institution (medical facility/university), and knowledge about IDD, ASD, and ADHD