TABLE 2.

Logistic Regression Results; Likelihood That an Internist Rheumatologist Treats Children

Independent VariableOdds RatioP95% CI
Male0.65NS0.321.32
Extensive experience in fellowship2.07NS0.518.36
Practice location
 Academic rheumatology1.12NS0.343.71
 HMO0.92NS0.332.57
 Multispecialty clinic3.39.0221.199.67
 Other0.75NS0.078.21
Percentage of time in nonpatient care0.40NS0.072.27
Has more time available to see patients0.79NS0.371.70
Distance to pediatric rheumatologist
 10–49 mi2.06.0381.044.06
 ≥50 mi6.84.0022.0622.65
  • CI indicates confidence interval.