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Table 2 Number of notifications and adjusted notification rate per 1,000 practitioner years

From: Correction to: Outcomes of notifications to health practitioner boards: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristic Number of notifications
n = 8,307
(a)
Adjusted notification rate per 1,000 practitioner years
(b)
95% confidence interval p-value (c)
Profession     < 0.0001
 Doctor 4,504 29.0 27.8 to 3.2  
 Nurse and/or midwife 1,537 4.1 3.8 to 4.3  
 Psychologist 473 14.1 12.7 to 15.5  
 Pharmacist 409 13.6 12.1 to 15.0  
 Dentist 910 41.4 37.9 to 45.0  
 Other health practitioner 474 9.1 8.2 to 9.9  
Age in 2010     < 0.0001
 ≤25 255 5.2 4.6 to 5.9  
 26-35 1,334 8.0 7.5 to 8.5  
 36-45 2,104 12.9 12.2 to 13.5  
 46-55 2,594 16.4 15.7 to 17.2  
 56-65 1,582 17.0 16.0 to 18.1  
 ≥66 438 16.4 14.4 to 18.3  
Sex     < 0.0001
 Female 2,938 7.9 7.6 to 8.2  
 Male 5,367 17.9 17.2 to 18.5  
Practice location     0.48
 Major cities 6,343 12.5 12.1 to 12.9  
 Inner/outer regional 1,840 12.0 11.3 to 12.7  
 Remote/very remote 117 11.8 9.3 to 14.4  
  1. (a) Some cells do not sum to 8,307 notifications because of missing data
  2. (b) Adjusted for all other variables in the table and state/territory
  3. (c) p-value refers to evidence that the adjusted notification rates differs between categories. This test is based on the coefficients (and their standard errors) from the negative binomial model