Table 2

Predictors of using SHD as FMC,* n=426

VariableOR95% CIp ValueR2 changeTotal R2
Block 1: Sociodemographics0.0520.081
 Gender, female1.921.01 to 3.660.05
 Age0.990.96 to 1.010.35
 Marital status, co-habiting1.450.84 to 2.510.18
 Education, >9 years2.401.32 to 4.350.01
Block 2: Comorbidities0.0800.124
 Diabetes2.101.06 to 4.160.03
 Myocardial infarction0.450.16 to 1.290.14
 Heart failure0.000.00 to 000.99
Block 3: Symptomatology0.1200.186
 Chest pain0.880.40 to 1.950.76
 Pain in the neck/throat2.241.19 to 4.230.01
 Radiating pain in the arm(s)0.740.41 to 1.320.31
 Pain intensity, on the NRS0.850.75 to 0.970.01
 Symptom burden0.980.86 to 1.110.69
 Symptom interpretation, ie, from the heart0.720.42 to 1.230.23
Block 4: Contextual factors0.1310.203
 Alone when falling ill0.580.31 to 1.090.09
 Falling ill during a weekend1.460.86 to 2.510.16
 Symptom onset, between 18:00–6:000.910.53 to 1.580.74
  • Omnibus p Value <0.001.

  • *Regression conducted using hierarchical logistic regression.

  • FMC, first medical contact; NRS, numeric rating scale; SHD, Swedish Healthcare Direct.