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Table 3 Characteristics of patients who expressed a preference for choosing aspects of their psychological treatment (adjusted for clustering by service)

From: Patient preference in psychological treatment and associations with self-reported outcome: national cross-sectional survey in England and Wales

Patient characteristic Preference for choice of venue Preference for time of appointments Preference for gender of therapist Preference for language/interpreter Preference for type of therapy
OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI)
Age 18-24 Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
25-34 1.07 (0.93-1.23) 1.31 (1.10-1.54)* 0.80 (0.69-0.93)* 1.06 (0.79-1.42) 1.16 (1.01-1.34)*
35-44 1.13 (0.99-1.30) 1.08 (0.92-1.26) 0.76 (0.65-0.88)** 1.12 (0.84-1.49) 1.02 (0.89-1.17)
45-54 1.11 (0.97-1.27) 0.90 (0.77-1.05) 0.83 (0.72-0.96)* 1.38 (1.05-1.83)* 1.03 (0.89-1.18)
55-64 1.18 (1.02-1.36)* 0.67 (0.57-0.79)** 0.75 (0.64-0.87)** 1.48 (1.11-1.98)* 0.83 (0.72-0.96)*
65-74 1.18 (0.99-1.40) 0.47 (0.39-0.57)** 0.74 (0.62-0.90)* 1.76 (1.25-2.47)** 0.67 (0.56-0.80)**
75+ 0.97 (0.75-1.25) 0.40 (0.31-0.53)** 0.54 (0.40-0.73)** 1.71 (1.02-2.86)* 0.41 (0.31-0.54)**
Gender Male Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
Female 1.46 (1.36-1.57)** 1.79 (1.65-1.93)** 1.70 (1.56-1.85)** 1.05 (0.91-1.20) 1.37 (1.27-1.47)**
Sexuality Heterosexual Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
Gay/Lesbian 0.89 (0.72-1.10) 0.90 (0.72-1.13) 1.42 (1.14-1.76)** 0.61 (0.37-1.00) 1.31 (1.07-1.63)*
Bisexual/Other 0.90 (0.72-1.13) 0.90 (0.71-1.15) 1.40 (1.11-1.76)** 1.03 (0.67-1.58) 1.28 (1.02-1.60)*
Ethnicity White Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
Asian 1.22 (0.99-1.51)* 1.40 (1.08-1.80)* 1.52 (1.22-1.88)** 3.68 (2.83-4.77)** 1.06 (0.86-1.30)
Black 1.05 (0.77-1.43) 1.43 (0.98-2.09) 1.39 (1.01-1.92) 1.53 (0.91-2.58) 0.98 (0.72-1.34)
Mixed 1.16 (0.89-1.51) 1.21 (0.89-1.65) 1.45 (1.10-1.91)* 0.95 (0.55-1.64) 1.29 (0.98-1.68)
Other 1.24 (0.89-1.72) 1.27 (0.86-1.87) 1.37 (0.97-1.93) 5.44 (3.76-7.85)** 1.69 (1.19-2.38)*
  1. Note: * p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 for differences compared to the reference group