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Patient Preferences for Receiving Remote Communication Support for Lifestyle Physical Activity Behaviour Change: The Perspective of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders from Three Hospital Services

Table 3

Analyses including a summary of coefficients, their 95% confidence intervals, and values from the generalized linear model for each communication modality () with nonsignificant interaction terms omitted from the models.

Model dependent variable, Wald chi-square, valueIndependent variables (and interactions)CoefficientCoefficient 95% confidence intervals value

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Wald (5) = 33.7,  
Age0.022−0.009, 0.0530.16
Gender0.698−0.208, 1.6100.13
BMI−0.005−0.070, 0.0610.89
Desired support2.4741.482, 3.466<0.001
Physically active−0.536−1.476, 0.4050.26

Telephone
Wald (5) = 24.5,  
Age−0.016−0.048, 0.0160.32
Gender0.647−0.272, 1.5650.17
BMI0.013−0.053, 0.0800.70
Desired support1.8540.833, 2.874<0.001
Physically active−1.256−2.222, −0.2890.01

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Wald (5) = 37.7,  
Age−0.101−0.137, −0.066<0.001
Gender0.076−0.956, 1.1070.87
BMI0.026−0.049, 0.1000.50
Desired support1.3460.201, 2.2490.02
Physically active0.358−0.727, 1.4440.52

SMS (texting)
Wald (5) = 41.1,  
Age−0.096−0.126, −0.065<0.001
Gender0.306−0.590, 1.2020.50
BMI0.010−0.055, 0.0750.75
Desired support0.780−0.201, 1.7610.12
Physically active−0.537−1.467, 0.3940.26

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Wald (5) = 34.0,  
Age−0.065−0.090, −0.039<0.001
Gender−0.138−0.871, 0.5930.71
BMI0.0780.250, 0.131<0.01
Desired support0.8240.012, 1.6360.05
Physically active0.090−0.680, 0.8600.82

Notes: the two-level nature of the data (patients nested in one of three clinics) was included as a random effect (random slope) in each model (not significant in any model). indicates being significant at alpha = 0.05.