Table 3

Determinants of the continuation of teleconsultation

Teleconsultation in the futureNo teleconsultation in futureWeighted crude ORWeighted adjusted OR*
n = 981n = 338
N (row %)N (row %)
Individual factors
 Age
  ≤41 years529 (75.5†)163 (24.5†)11
  >41 years452 (70.0†)175 (30.0†)0.76 (0.58 to 0.99)0.97 (0.70 to 1.33)
 Gender
  Male16 (80.0†)3 (20.0†)11
  Female965 (73.2†)335 (26.8†)0.68 (0.17 to 2.66)0.88 [0.17 to 4.60)
 Family situation
  Single, divorced, widowed149 (66.6†)65 (33.4†)11
  Married, living with partner832 (74.7†)273 (25.3†)1.48 (1.04 to 2.10)1.60 (1.07 to 2.41)
Organisational factors
 Practice setting
  Solo344 (70.8†)139 (29.2†)11
  With other midwives only269 (75.2†)86 (24.8†)1.26 (0.89 to 1.77)1.20 (0.80 to 1.79)
  With ≥2 types of medical professionals368 (74.2†)113 (25.8†)1.19 (0.87 to 1.63)1.14 (0.78 to 1.65)
  • Values in bold correspond to p value <0.05 and are considered statistically significant.

  • *Multivariate logistic regression (adjusted for age, gender, family situation and practice setting).

  • †Weighted percentage.