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Table 5 Repondents' preferred medium for consulting a doctor if hypothetically living 20 minutes from a clinic

From: Young people's views on the potential use of telemedicine consultations for sexual health: results of a national survey

    20 minutes        
    Telephone1     Webcam1    
Variable   n% Unadjusted OR (95% CI) p value2 Adjusted OR3(95% CI) p value 2 Unadjusted OR (95% CI) p value2 Adjusted OR3(95% CI) p value2
Sex Female4 487 (74%) 1   1   1   1  
  Male 173 (26%) 1.13 (0.70-1.82) 0.61 1.08 (0.65-1.79) 0.78 2.95 (1.02-8.56) 0.05 2.26 (0.68-7.57) 0.19
Age 16 to 19 214 (32%) 1.10 (0.70-1.72) 0.69 0.97 (0.61-1.54) 0.89 2.16 (0.75-6.26) 0.16 3.22 (0.97-10.75) 0.06
  20 to 244 448 (68%) 1   1   1   1  
Remoteness Major city4 548 (83%) 1   1   1   1  
  Non-major city 111 (17%) 0.84 (0.46-1.51) 0.55 0.83 (0.45-1.50) 0.53 0.80 (0.18-3.62) 0.77 0.77 (0.16-3.68) 0.74
Had an STI test Yes4 223 (34%) 1   1   1   1  
  No 433 (65%) 1.91 (1.16-3.13) 0.01 1.84 (1.08-3.14) 0.03 0.90 (0.29-2.79) 0.85 0.75 (0.19-2.92) 0.68
Any same-sex partners Yes 67 (10%) 0.75 (0.35-1.63) 0.47 0.94 (0.42-2.11) 0.88 2.38 (0.65-8.80) 0.19 1.13 (0.25-5.07) 0.87
  No4 593 (90%) 1   1   1   1  
Yearly visits to a doctor 0-34 358 (54%) 1   1   1   1  
  4+ 304 (46%) 0.97 (0.64-1.49) 0.90 1.10 (0.70-1.73) 0.67 0.65 (0.21-1.95) 0.44 0.86 (0.26-2.91) 0.81
Partner total 0-24 526 (80%) 1   1   1   1  
  3+ 136 (21%) 0.66 (0.37-1.19) 0.66 0.78 (0.42-1.44) 0.42 3.80 (1.31-11.05) 0.01 4.24 (1.24-14.42) 0.02
  1. 1Reference category is in-person consultation
  2. 2Chi-square test
  3. 3Multinominal regression. Adjusted for sex, age, remoteness, past STI test, same-sex partners, doctor visits, and partner total.
  4. 4Reference category