Table 2

Importance of different components of patient centredness and other significant independent variables in predicting patient related outcomes (satisfaction, enablement, and symptom burden)

Independent variablesCrudeβ(95% CI)Adjustedβ* (95% CI)t value (P value)
Satisfaction (medical interview satisfaction score)
  Communication and partnership22.2 (21.1 to 23.3)19.1 (17.7 to 20.7)10.8 (<0.001)
Interest in life15.3 (14.0 to 16.6)1.25 (—0.22 to 2.72)1.67 (0.095)
Personal relationship with doctor10.3 (9.1 to 11.5)—0.16 (—1.16 to 0.85)0.31 (0.76)
Health promotion11.4 (10.0 to 12.8)—0.14 (—1.26 to 0.99)0.24 (0.81)
Positive approach15.7 (14.5 to 17.0)4.28 (2.96 to 5.60)6.4 (<0.001)
State anxiety score—1.55 (—2.01 to 1.09)—0.56 (—0.81 to 0.31)4.5 (<0.001)
Enablement
  Communication and partnership1.76 (1.50 to 2.02)0.19 (—0.31 to 0.69)0.74 (0.46)
Interest in life1.35 (1.11 to 1.59)0.55 (0.25 to 0.86)3.40 (0.001)
Personal relationship with doctor0.88 (0.68 to 1.08)—0.02 (—0.26 to 0.22)0.15 (0.89)
Health promotion1.33 (1.11 to 1.54)0.57 (0.30 to 0.85)4.09 (<0.001)
Positive approach1.51 (1.29 to 1.74)0.82 (0.52 to 1.11)5.47 (<0.001)
State anxiety score—0.19 (—0.25 to 0.12)—0.10 (—0.16 to 0.04)3.1 (0.002)
Symptom burden (measure yourself medical outcomes profile at 1 month, n=435)
  Communication and partnership—0.01 (—0.19 to 0.16)0.01 (—0.28 to 0.29)0.1 (0.96)
Interest in life0.05 (—0.09 to 0.19)0.05 (—0.15 to 0.25)0.5 (0.64)
Personal relationship with doctor0.11 (0.00 to 0.23)0.27 (0.11 to 0.43)3.34 (0.001)
Health promotion—0.08 (—0.21 to 0.05)—0.16 (—0.33 to 0.01)1.90 (0.058)
Positive approach—0.12 (—0.25 to 0.02)—0.27 (—0.46 to 0.09)2.88 (0.004)
State anxiety score0.11 (0.08 to 0.15)0.09 (0.05 to 0.13)4.18 (<0.001)
No of medical problems0.36 (0.22 to 0.51)0.21 (0.03 to 0.38)2.48 (0.014)
Sickness benefit1.17 (0.66 to 1.69)0.92 (0.17 to 1.67)2.41 (0.017)
Disability benefit1.81 (1.17 to 2.45)1.98 (0.60 to 3.35)2.84 (0.005)
  • *Adjusted for other listed independent predictors of outcome and type of problem