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Table 4 GP-related factors associated with referrals for obesity management (N = 248)

From: Dutch General Practitioners’ weight management policy for overweight and obese patients

Variable Coefficient (95% C.I.) p-value
GPs’ BMI:   
<25 Reference Reference
≥25 −11.6 (−19.5; −3.7) <0.01
Frequent contact with a dietitian:   
No Reference Reference
Yes 11.8 (4.2; 19.3) <0.01
Dietitian in building:   
No Reference Reference
Yes 0.9 (−6.6; 8.5) 0.81
Vision about GPs’ duties of care: -Educating patients with obesity about weight-related comorbidities:   
Disagree Reference Reference
Neutral 17.5 (−8.9; 44.0) 0.19
Agree 24.1 (4.2; 44.0) 0.02
Discussing weight:   
Score 7−18 Reference Referencesss
Score 19−20 −4.7 (−16.1; 6.6) 0.41
Score 21−22 0.1 (−10.6; 10.8) 0.98
Score 23−28 10.5 (−0.5; 21.4) 0.06
Intercept 19.6 (−2.3; 41.5)