Table 3.

Multivariable logistic regression analysis of factors associated with HPV vaccine recommendation (“always” vs. other)a by the patient age group, 2011

Patient age group adjusted OR (95% CI)
Predictor11–12 (n = 581)13–17 (n = 619)18–26 (n = 571)
Specialty
 Family physician1.0 (Reference)1.0 (Reference)1.0 (Reference)
 Pediatrician3.5 (1.82–6.74)3.5 (1.95–6.23)3.8 (2.23–6.50)
First to use a new vaccine
 Disagree1.0 (Reference)1.0 (Reference)1.0 (Reference)
 Neutral2.0 (0.55–7.49)2.3 (0.74–6.92)2.1 (0.81–5.38)
 Agree6.9 (2.05–23.06)6.4 (2.21–18.24)4.2 (1.72–10.37)
Physician race
 White/Caucasian1.0 (Reference)
 Other1.9 (1.06–3.46)
Patient payment method, private insurance
 51%–100% of patients1.0 (Reference)
 0%–50% of patients2.1 (1.18–3.81)
Patient race (majority)
 Non-Hispanic White1.0 (Reference)1.0 (Reference)
 Other2.0 (1.17–3.28)1.8 (1.06–3.04)

Abbreviation: CI, confidence interval.

  • aVariables were selected through backward selection at the level of stay α = 0.05.