Predictors of Referral Completion | Adjusted Odds Ratio | 95% Confidence Interval |
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Note: Predictor variables were retained in the final model only if they significantly improved model fit (P <.05 for the likelihood ratio test). Logistic regression with the generalized estimating equation was used to estimate odds ratios and their 95% confidence intervals. | ||

Medicaid health plan | ||

Yes | 0.51 | 0.28–0.92 |

No | Referent | |

Duration of patient-physician relationship | ||

<3 mo | Referent | |

3 mo – 5 y | 1.65 | 0.87–3.13 |

≥5 y | 2.14 | 1.14–4.00 |

Referring physician/staff scheduled appointment | ||

No | Referent | |

Yes | 1.91 | 1.19–3.06 |