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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis of patient-physician agreement on depressive symptoms as a function of relational variables

From: Oncologists’ perception of depressive symptoms in patients with advanced cancer: accuracy and relational correlates

  Sadness Pessimism Failure Dissatisfaction Guilt Self-dislike Suicidal ideas Negative body image Global depression
Variables OR (95% CI)  
Quality of Relationship 1.90 (.66-1.23) 1.20 (.88-1.63) 1.41* (1.02-1.95) 1.95*** (1.40-2.73) 1.55* (1.10-2.18) 1.56* (1.11-2.19) .97 (.66-1.42) 1.05 (.78-1.41) 1.35 (.98-1.84)
Compassionate Care .76 (.52-1.12) .91 (.63-1.34) 1.54* (1.03-2.32) .90 (.61-1.33) 1.61a (1.0-2.56) 1.13 (.73-1.74) 1.10 (.68-1.78) 1.25 (.86-1.82) .89 (.60-1.30)
Perspective Taking .70 (.45-1.09) .86 (.56-1.31) .62* (.39-.97) 1.10 (.71-1.70) .62 (.37-1.06) .59* (.36-.97) .68 (.39-1.20) .93 (.62-1.40) .87 (.56-1.33)
Self-efficacy 1.92** (1.27-2.91) 1.35 (.90-2.01) .87 (.58-1.32) 1.40 (.93-2.12) .92 (.58-1.49) 1.56 (1.11-2.19) 1.04 (.64-1.68) 1.06 (.72-1.55) 1.41 (.94-2.13)
Model characteristics  
Correct classification (%) 65.1 64.5 70.0 68.5 80.0 72.4 82.0 61.5 67.2
Model χ2: 19.09 14.26 24.75 28.42 24.29 26.55 10.66 10.57 21.18
Nagelkerke R2: .13 .09 .16 .18 .17 .18 .09 .07 .14
  1. Note. ORs adjusted for site of cancer, patient status, gender and age of physicians and patients.
  2. ap < .06, *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001.