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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis of patient attitude towards data donation

From: Secondary research use of personal medical data: patient attitudes towards data donation

Outcome, Predictor OR (95% CI) W P
Data donation from electronic health records (S1/Q5)    
S1/Q4-2 (civic duty to contribute to medical research) 3.206 [1.803; 5.699] 15.747 < 10–5
S1/Q4-6 (research use of patient data by commercial companies) 2.908 [1.625; 5.203] 12.921 < 10–5
Donation of self-acquired medical data (S1/Q6)    
Sex (male) 1.876 [1.194; 2.945] 7.460 0.006
S1/Q4-2 (civic duty to contribute to medical research) 2.035 [1.129; 3.665] 5.594 0.018
S1/Q4-6 (research use of patient data by commercial companies) 3.161 [2.008; 4.976] 24.710 < 10–5
Opt-out implementation of data donation (S2/Q3)    
S2/Q4 (civic duty to contribute to medical research) 15.214 [5.718; 40.478] 29.728 < 10–5
  1. OR, odds ratio (“fully agree” or “rather agree” versus “rather disagree” or “fully disagree”); CI, confidence interval; W, Wald test statistic (OR = 1); P, p value (from a χ2 distribution with 1 df)