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Table 7 Weighted regression results: practice setting and human and intellectual capital in explaining proportion of publication preferences (E-I Index)

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

  Proportion of peer-reviewed journals and other published sources consulted
  Basic model Practice context model Human capital model Full model
  Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE Coeff SE
Demographics
 Female dentist − 0.016 (0.035) − 0.020 (0.035) 0.01 (0.036) 0.012 (0.037)
 Under-represented minority dentist 0.086 (0.050) 0.083 (0.050) 0.084 (0.052) 0.082 (0.052)
Practice setting
 Solo practitioner 0.158*** (0.040) 0.155*** (0.042) 0.140*** (0.042) 0.133** (0.043)
 Dentist practices full-time − 0.007 (0.049) 0.001 (0.049) 0.035 (0.050) 0.039 (0.051)
 Dentist practices in one office only − 0.035 (0.042) − 0.025 (0.043) − 0.027 (0.042) − 0.017 (0.043)
 Rural practice    0.177* (0.075)    0.158* (0.074)
 Number of complex procedures routinely conducted    − 0.018 (0.022)    − 0.007 (0.022)
 Number of standard procedures routinely conducted    0.011 (0.012)    0.011 (0.012)
 Number of patients per week    − 0.010 (0.012)    − 0.007 (0.012)
Human/intellectual capital motivation
 Professional age (years since dental school)      0.006*** (0.001) 0.006*** (0.001)
 Advanced training      − 0.156*** (0.037) − 0.154*** (0.037)
 Research experience      − 0.036 (0.034) − 0.039 (0.034)
 PBRN skill motive      0.087* (0.035) 0.081* (0.035)
 Constant −0.468*** (0.064) −0.456*** (0.095) − 0.655*** (0.082) − 0.65*** (0.112)
 Observations 1061   1061   1030   1030  
 R-squared 0.015   0.020   0.050   0.054  
  1. Robust standard errors in parentheses
  2. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05