Table 4

Responses and partial bivariate correlations (adjusted for site) for physician- and organisation-level variables

Mean (SD)Partial bivariate correlations with intent to disclose
OverallDelayed cancer diagnosisCare coordination breakdown
Physician-level
 Communication self-efficacy (α=0.77)2.7 (0.55)0.00 (p=0.94)−0.03 (p=0.59)
 Value patient-centred communication (α=0.81)3.7 (0.37)0.12 (p=0.04)0.15 (p=0.01)
 Feelings about practice (higher reflects more negative feelings) (α=0.81)2.4 (0.79)−0.10 (p=0.08)−0.12 (p=0.04)
Organisation-level
 Perceived time constraints (α=0.83)2.9 (0.75)−0.15 (p=0.01)−0.10 (p=0.08)
Percentage
 Organisation values good communication (percentage responding strongly agree)68.70.03 (p=0.62)0.07 (p=0.20)
  • Bold typeface indicates a result that is statistically significant at the 0.05 level.