Table 2—

Regression analysis of physician psychosocial perceptions and strategies (standardized regression coefficients)

Independent variablePsychosocial problem prevalencePsychosocial problem impactProvider psychosocial skillsPsychosocial specialist availabilityOn-site psychosocial specialist availabilityProvider psychosocial careRefer to psychosocial specialist
Country*
    Australia−0.095−0.0780.025−0.0430.053§−0.100−0.019
    France−0.222−0.0400.114−0.166−0.015−0.0780.055§
    Germany−0.200−0.0430.135−0.041−0.067§−0.1400.053§
    India−0.202−0.1640.2990.0160.0890.0420.100
    Japan−0.423−0.1020.000−0.2500.148−0.1290.354
    The Netherlands−0.340−0.1300.025−0.0370.079−0.266−0.019
    Poland−0.189−0.0190.023−0.1290.020−0.0980.003
    Scandinavia−0.2380.032−0.040−0.1390.114−0.228−0.096
    Spain−0.255−0.0550.137−0.1090.0980.046−0.061§
    U.K.−0.231−0.047−0.059§−0.1740.087−0.085−0.029
Respondent
    Age−0.068−0.0750.0350.003−0.0070.0480.042
    Sex (female)0.0570.046§0.048§0.023−0.0120.042§0.023
    Practice location0.034−0.0040.0210.047§0.0300.0030.022
    Specialist0.0300.103−0.1670.0380.2930.1080.077
Practice duration0.013−0.0230.1150.025−0.056§0.053§−0.062§
    Number of type 1 diabetic patients−0.0220.0120.0310.0230.050§0.040§0.073
    Number of type 2 diabetic patients0.0610.030−0.032−0.0050.0230.017−0.064
    Percent minority patients0.1380.069−0.002−0.0180.0330.040§0.025
Perceptions
    Psychosocial problem prevalence0.044§0.079
    Psychosocial problem impact0.1150.175
    Provider psychosocial skills0.187−0.106
    Psychosocial specialist availability0.215
    On-site psychosocial specialist     availability0.045§
    Provider psychosocial care0.145
Change in R2 for block 1 (countries)0.1650.0330.0900.0720.0480.1490.123
Change in R2 for block 2 (respondent characteristics)0.0250.0300.0450.0060.1100.0310.035
Change in R2 for block 3 (psychosocial problems, resources)0.0360.109
Overall R20.1900.0630.1350.0780.1580.2160.267
  • *

    * U.S. is the reference category.

  • P ≤ 0.001;

  • P ≤ 0.01;

  • §

    § P ≤ 0.05.