Table 5.

Factors associated with confusion regarding current legal status of end-of-life practices: N = 265.

FACTORLOGISTIC REGRESSION MODEL*
ODDS RATIO (CI)P VALUE
Profession
  • Family physician1Reference category
  • Other specialist1.6 (0.6–4.4)NS
  • Clinical nurse or nurse practitioner2.6 (1.3–5.6)< .01
  • Auxiliary or technical nurse4.8 (2.2–10.5)< .001
Mean y since last diploma1.0 (1.0–1.1)< .05
  • NS—not significant.

  • * Nagelkerke R 2 = 0.21; Hosmer-Lemeshow test Embedded Image ; P = .39; classification table 64.2%.

  • Age was not included in the multivariate analysis. This variable was highly correlated with mean y since last diploma (r = 0.82).