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Table 2 Partial correlates of physician satisfaction ratings in the study sample (N = 1014)

From: Correlates of patient satisfaction with physician visit: Differences between elderly and non-elderly survey respondents

Dependent Variable

Predictor Variables
Physician Satisfaction
N = 507
Physician Satisfaction
N = 507
  Age = < 65 Age 65+
  Partial§§ Correlation Pearson§ Correlation Partial§§ Correlation Pearson§ Correlation
Caring Attitude/Friendliness 0.89*** 0.89*** 0.92*** 0.96***
First Visit -0.14** -0.16*** -0.035 -0.19***
Routine Reason for Visit 0.14** 0.12** 0.083 0.096*
Male Gender -0.019 0.014 -0.013 0.075
Waiting Time -0.25*** -0.41*** -0.11* -0.45***
Time Spent with Physician 0.38*** 0.55*** 0.18*** 0.47***
  1. Note: *** p-value < .001, ** p-value < .01, * p-value < .05. § Pearsons correlation used for univariate correlation estimations and §§ partial rho correlations used for multivariate correlation estimations.