Table 2 Adjusted Odds of Being Prescribed Oseltamivir Among Patients Stating Their Call Reason Was Influenza

From: Influenza Management via Direct to Consumer Telemedicine: an Observational Study

(N = 8112) aOR 95%CI
Influenza season
  No 1.00  
  Yes 7.98 6.86–9.27
Patient age (years)
  18 and under 1.39 1.16–1.68
  19–39 1.00  
  40–59 0.91 0.80–1.02
  60 and over 0.86 0.67–1.12
Patient gender
  Female 1.00  
  Male 1.10 0.98–1.23
Reported insurance information
  Yes 1.00  
  No 0.68 0.57–0.82
Patient region*
  Northeast 1.00  
  Midwest 0.96 0.78–1.19
  South 1.42 1.17–1.73
  West 0.80 0.63–1.00
Physician region*
  Northeast 1.00  
  Midwest 1.23 0.60–1.12
  South 1.09 0.49–1.21
  West 1.10 0.72–1.66
Physician specialty
  Family Medicine 1.00  
  Internal Medicine 0.82 0.60–1.12
  Emergency Medicine 0.77 0.49–1.21
  Pediatrics 0.35 0.19–0.65
  1. *Based on U.S. Census categories