Table 5.

Adjusting Outcome Differences Found across the Three Types of State Service Programs in Bivariate Analyses for Differences in Their Participants’ Disciplines, Types of Practice Sites, and Patient Race-Ethnicity

It is generally difficult for this practice to recruit clinicians of this disciplineIt was more expensive to fill a position because of this service programParticipation in this service program will help this clinician remain longerParticipation in this service program generally yields longer retention for clinicians of this discipline
VariableOdds RatioOdds RatioOdds RatioOdds Ratio
(vs Solely-State LRP)
1.64 *3.25 ***1.191.21
Forgivable Loan Program
(vs Solely-State LRP)
0.590.000.52 *0.44 *
Physician discipline1.55 *0.530.850.99
Behavioral health discipline0.980.891.340.97
FQHC or CHC0.620.38 **0.950.77
“Other” office-based practice0.50 **0.680.530.58
Combined % Black, Hispanic and Native American patients0.991.001.014 **1.01
Model P value<0.001<0.001<0.0010.02
Model Nagelkerke R20.0620.1120.0790.046
  • Abbreviations: LRP, Loan Repayment Program; NHSC, National Health Service Corps; FQHC, Federally Qualified Health Center; CHC, Community Health Center.

  • Logistic regression models within the SPSS complex samples procedure.

  • * P ≤ .05.

  • ** P ≤ .01.

  • *** P ≤ .001.