|Table 2: Unadjusted odds ratio (OR), adjusted odds ratio (aOR)a, and 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) of providing regularb sports drink (SD) counseling, regularb energy drink (ED) counseling, and regular comprehensive sports and energy drink (SED) counselingc by health care provider characteristics—United States, DocStyles, 2011.|
|“SES of patients” refers to health care providers’ perceptions of the socioeconomic status of their patient population; the categories refer to possible responses on the survey without additional clarification. |
aModel adjusted for characteristics that met the inclusion criteria of value <0.2 in bivariate analysis.
bRegular is defined by responses of always or often on Question 2 and Question 3.
cRegular comprehensive SED counseling defined as providing counseling at a frequency of always or often for both sports and energy drinks.
daOR for sports drink and comprehensive SED counseling adjusted for sex, fruit/vegetable intake, exercise, provider type, and work setting.
eaOR for energy drink counseling adjusted for sex, fruit/vegetable intake, provider type, and work setting.
Ref is reference level for each variable.
Referent categories: male, age ≤ 45, non-Hispanic white, normal/underweight BMI, fruit/vegetable intake <4 days per week, exercise <5 days per week, pediatrician, individual practice, ≤10 years of practice, ≤5 physicians in practice, ≤100 patients per week, and very poor-poor SES of patients.
*Bolded aOR values indicate that 95% confidence intervals do not include 1.
NS indicates nonsignificance of provider characteristic with regard to association with SD, ED, or SED counseling.