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Table 2 Univariate odds ratios for the association of demographics and perceptions of ePHRs with expressed intent to use the ePHR

From: Patients with chronic kidney disease and their intent to use electronic personal health records

Characteristic OR 95 % Confidence interval
Demographics   
Age   
 <65 years Reference  
 ≥65 years 0.22* (0.06, 0.78)
Education   
 No post-secondary Reference  
 Post-secondary 3.31* (1.06, 10.41)
Self Perceived Health   
 Fair/Poor Reference  
 Good to Excellent 0.40 (0.13, 1.22)
Gender   
 Male Reference  
 Female 0.82 (0.24, 2.85)
Has Internet Access   
 No Reference  
 Yes 5.7** (1.64, 19.81)
Benefits   
More personal involvement   
 No Reference  
 Yes 8.35** (2.31, 30.20)
Access to general health information   
 No Reference  
 Yes 9.75** (2.62, 36.34)
Access to lab results   
 No Reference  
 Yes 8.75** (2.19, 34.90)
Drawbacks   
Necessity of Internet Access   
 No Reference  
 Yes 1.26 (0.23, 6.94)
Privacy of records   
 No Reference  
 Yes 2.18 (0.24, 20.09)
Anxiety about results  
 No Reference  
 Yes 1.19 (0.39, 3.66)
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01