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Table 5 Stepwise logistic regressions. General dentist consults reer-reviewed journals in dentistry. “Which of the following journals or publications do you typically consult in instances when you do not have sufficient information to treat or advise patients?” (consults at least one)

From: Preferences for peer-reviewed versus other publication sources: a survey of general dentists in the National Dental PBRN

  Odds ratios
  Basic model Practice context model Human capital model Full model
Demographics
 Female dentist 0.860 0.894 0.903 0.940
 Under-represented minority dentist 0.725 0.699 0.736 0.706
Clinical setting
 Solo practitioner 0.828 0.818 0.830 0.863
 Dentist practices full-time 1.138 1.027 1.149 1.066
 Dentist practices in one office only 0.955 0.978 0.945 0.955
 Rural practice   1.325   1.220
 Number of patients per week   1.070   1.081
 Number of complex procedures routinely conducted   0.850   0.796
 Number of standard procedures routinely conducted   1.237**   1.22**
Human/intellectual capital motivation
 Advanced training    1.338 1.410
 Research experience    1.150 1.158
 PBRN skill motive    1.707** 1.58*
 Professional age (years since dental school)    1.004 1.005
 Constant 8.211*** 3.445* 4.587** 1.929
 Observations 1191 1189 1155 1153
  1. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05
  2. Prob > χ2 = 0.0074
  3. Log pseudo likelihood = − 499.09086, pseudo R2 = 0.0315