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Table 2 Factors associated with recommendation of LCD

From: Low carbohydrate diet and obesity treatment in primary health care: dietary advice after the new Swedish report

Variable Odds ratio 95 % CI p-value
Profession
Physician 2.08 1.15-3.76 0.01
Lifestyle counsellor 1 (Ref)   
Diabetes nurse 3.27 1.42-7.55 0.005
Knowledge (self-estimated) on LCD
Yes 1 (Ref)   
No 0.43 0.26-0.71 0.001
Patients requests for LCD
Yes 1 (Ref)   
No 0.46 0.27-0.77 0.003
Hesitancy towards LCD
Yes 0.13 0.06-0.28 0.000
No 1 (Ref)   
  1. CI confidence interval