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Table 4 Individual factors associated with high agreement with the evidence for tPA use in acute stroke care

From: Agreement with evidence for tissue Plasminogen Activator use among emergency physicians: a cross-sectional survey

Factors Crude odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted p-value
Age 1.01 (0.98, 1.04) 1.06 (0.99, 1.13) 0.09
Gender
 Male 1.21 (0.69, 2.12) 0.96 (0.48, 1.92) 0.91
 Female    
Role
 Other vs Emergency physician trainee 0.50 (0.06, 4.27) 0.60 (0.06, 6.02) 0.91
 Emergency physician vs Emergency physician trainee 0.91 (0.53, 1.55) 0.92 (0.32, 2.65)  
Years worked in emergency care
 5 years or less vs 16 years or more 1.18 (0.55, 2.50) 2.37 (0.42, 13.31) 0.38
 6–10 years vs 16 years or more 0.94 (0.48, 1.87) 1.92 (0.47, 7.85)  
 11–15 years vs 16 years or more 1.27 (0.66, 2.44) 2.30 (0.90, 5.92)  
Does your role at the hospital include responsibility for determining the care that is provided to stroke patients?
 Yes 1.23 (0.62, 2.44) 0.92 (0.41, 2.07) 0.84
 No    
Does your role at the hospital include deciding which patients receive tPA?
 Yes 1.60 (0.90, 2.85) 1.64 (0.89, 3.04) 0.11
 No    
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