Table 2

Partial correlation coefficients (multiple linear regression) for laboratory test use in Calgary, Alta, and population size, FP and GP supply, and other specialist supply

TESTSβ COEFFICIENTP VALUE
Chemistry
  • Population size3.181.001*
  • FP and GP supply−3.254.045*
  • Other specialist supply0.976.303
Hematology
  • Population size2.845.006*
  • FP and GP supply−2.748.119
  • Other specialist supply0.797.446
  • * Statistically significant at P < .05.