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Table 2 Independent and dependent variables used in the analysis

From: A cross-sectional study of socio-demographic factors associated with patient access to primary care in Slovenia

Variables Values
Independent variables
Sex 1 = male, 2 = female
Age years
Place of birth 1 = Slovenia, 2 = another country
Mother’s place of birth 1 = Slovenia, 2 = another country
Language proficiency 1 = fluent/native speaker, 2 = sufficiently, 3 = moderately, 4 = poorly, 5 = not at all
Educational attainment level 1 = primary or less, 2 = upper secondary, 3 = post-secondary or higher
Unemployed 1 = yes, 0 = no
Student 1 = yes, 0 = no
Retired 1 = yes, 0 = no
Household income 1 = below average, 2 = average, 3 = above average
Household with other adults1 1 = yes, 0 = no
Household with children2 1 = yes, 0 = no
Health status 1 = very good, 2 = good, 3 = fair, 4 = poor
Longstanding condition 1 = yes, 0 = no
Number of visits/consultations3 1 = one, 2 = two, 3 = three to five, 4 = six or more
Dependent variables
Communicational access 0 to 6 (0 = bad access, 6 = good access)
Cultural access 0 to 4 (0 = bad access, 4 = good access)
Financial access 0 to 2 (0 = bad access, 2 = good access)
Geographical access 0 to 2 (0 = bad access, 2 = good access)
Organizational access 0 to 4 (0 = bad access, 4 = good access)
  1. Notes: 1including children older than 18; 2under 18, 3considering last 6 months.