Table 3.

Factors influencing overall ordering of inappropriate tests for all patients combined

CHARACTERISTICAVERAGE NO. OF INAPPROPRIATE TESTS ORDEREDP VALUE
Residency year.04
  • First16.8
  • Second20.4
Program location.05
  • Urban17.1
  • Rural21.2
University.51
  • Alberta19.1
  • Calgary16.6
  • McMaster17.3
Sex.60
  • Female17.6
  • Male18.5
Country of medical graduation.78
  • IMG18.5
  • CMG17.8
  • CMG—Canadian medical graduate, IMG—international medical graduate.