Table 2

Independent predictors of responding “would not discuss” smoking opportunistically with male and female smokers

Predictorn“Would not discuss” n (%) Adjusted OR2-15095% CIp
Female patient
 GP age group<40 years270 22 (8.2)1.00
40–49 years307 61 (19.9)2.501.52–4.08<0.001
50–59 years165 36 (21.8)2.671.54–4.64
⩾60 years 88 17 (19.3)2.141.09–4.20
 GP sexMale529101 (19.1)1.00
Female326 39 (12.0)0.630.42–0.960.03
Male patient
 GP age group<40 years270 21 (7.8)1.00
40–49 years307 46 (15.0)2.011.18–3.42<0.01
50–59 years165 25 (15.2)1.921.04–3.52
⩾60 years 88 14 (15.9)1.870.91–3.86
 GP sexMale529 80 (15.1)1.00
Female326 28 (8.6)0.570.36–0.910.02
  • 2-150 Odds ratios (OR) for GP age group adjusted for GP sex and vice versa.

  • CI = confidence intervals.