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Table 6 Weighted regression results: practice setting and human and intellectual capital in explaining publication preferences (Ordinary Least Squares)

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

  All sources Peer-reviewed sources Other dental sources
  Basic model Practice context model Human capital model Full model Basic model Practice context model Human capital model Full model Basic model Practice context model Human capital model Full model
Female dentist − 0.244* − 0.215* − 0.102 − 0.089 − 0.141* − 0.110 − 0.095 − 0.079 − 0.102 − 0.105 − 0.007 − 0.010
  (0.105) (0.107) (0.110) (0.111) (0.062) (0.063) (0.066) (0.066) (0.067) (0.068) (0.069) (0.069)
Under-represented minority dentist − 0.008 − 0.038 − 0.085 − 0.104 − 0.114 − 0.125 − 0.166 −0.169 0.106 0.086 0.081 0.065
  (0.154) (0.155) (0.152) (0.153) (0.088) (0.088) (0.086) (0.086) (0.097) (0.099) (0.100) (0.101)
Solo practitioner 0.391** 0.296* 0.272* 0.228 0.109 0.051 0.053 0.032 0.282*** 0.244** 0.219** 0.196*
  (0.124) (0.131) (0.127) (0.132) (0.074) (0.078) (0.076) (0.079) (0.077) (0.081) (0.079) (0.083)
Dentist practices full-time 0.253 0.222 0.327 0.294 0.180 0.152 0.175 0.149 0.073 0.070 0.152 0.145
  (0.172) (0.178) (0.167) (0.172) (0.097) (0.100) (0.098) (0.100) (0.101) (0.104) (0.099) (0.101)
Dentist practices in one office only 0.035 0.082 0.045 0.074 0.046 0.061 0.045 0.050 − 0.011 0.021 − 0.001 0.024
  (0.138) (0.136) (0.135) (0.134) (0.083) (0.083) (0.080) (0.081) (0.085) (0.083) (0.084) (0.083)
Rural practice   0.578   0.488   0.106   0.071   0.473*   0.416*
   (0.342)   (0.360)   (0.179)   (0.191)   (0.196)   (0.198)
Number of complex procedures routinely conducted   0.013   − 0.036   0.050   0.004   − 0.038   − 0.040
   (0.070)   (0.072)   (0.042)   (0.044)   (0.044)   (0.045)
Number of standard procedures routinely conducted   0.176***   0.146**   0.077**   0.060*   0.099***   0.087**
   (0.047)   (0.046)   (0.027)   (0.027)   (0.029)   (0.029)
Number of patients per week   0.002   0.026   0.014   0.026   − 0.013   0.000
   (0.041)   (0.041)   (0.023)   (0.023)   (0.025)   (0.025)
Professional age (years since dental school)    0.016*** 0.016***    0.002 0.002    0.014*** 0.014***
    (0.005) (0.005)    (0.003) (0.003)    (0.003) (0.003)
Advanced training    0.208 0.195    0.368*** 0.356***    − 0.160* − 0.161*
    (0.124) (0.126)    (0.072) (0.074)    (0.080) (0.081)
Research experience    0.128 0.114    0.085 0.078    0.043 0.036
    (0.113) (0.113)    (0.065) (0.065)    (0.071) (0.071)
PBRN skill motive    0.563*** 0.505***    0.257*** 0.232***    0.306*** 0.273***
    (0.112) (0.114)    (0.066) (0.067)    (0.070) (0.070)
Constant 2.328*** 1.841*** 1.435*** 0.976** 1.531*** 1.249*** 1.214*** 0.956*** 0.797*** 0.593** 0.221 0.019
  (0.222) (0.321) (0.258) (0.361) (0.128) (0.182) (0.158) (0.212) (0.135) (0.193) (0.156) (0.217)
Observations 1191 1189 1155 1153 1191 1189 1155 1153 1191 1189 1155 1153
R-squared 0.016 0.034 0.059 0.070 0.013 0.026 0.062 0.068 0.013 0.029 0.051 0.062
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses
  2. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05