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Table 2 Adjusted odds ratio for the study model on adequate consent

From: Informed consent in clinical practice: patients’ experiences and perspectives following surgery

Item OR (95 % CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95 % CI)
Age 1.04 (1.01–1.07) 1.04 (1.00–1.06)
Sex 1.13 (0.66–1.95) 2.16 (1.04–4.47)
Education 1.03 (0.74–1.45) 1.20 (0.75–1.91)
Duration of stay in hospital (days) 1 (0.99–1.01) 0.99 (0.99–1.00)
Knew the type of operation they underwent 2.29 (1.17–4.51) 1.89 (0.79–4.50)
Had all their questions answered before the operation 11.06 (5.23–23.35) 8.43 (3.76–18.93)
Gave their own permission for the operation 1 1
Knew the name of the surgeon that obtained their permission for the operation 2.44 (1.11–5.36) 1.92 (0.59–6.64)
Knew the name of the surgeon that operated 1.66 (0.81–3.44) 0.74 (0.22–6.64)
Was satisfied with the information provided 4.38 (2.43–7.89) 1.97 (0.94–3.87)
Agreed on necessity of doctors to provide full details of disease management 5.05 (1.00–25.64) 3.41 (0.47–24.80)