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Table 4 Proportion of patients who believed treatment had helped them cope with their difficulties according to whether preferences for choice were met

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

Aspect of treatment Preference n / N (%) Odds Ratio (95 % CI) p-value
Choice of venue No preference 5769/6776 (85 %) - <0.001
Got preference 4507/5214 (86 %) 1.07 (0.95-1.19)
Did not 1491/2218 (67 %) 0.35 (0.31-0.39)
Time of day of appointments No preference 3248/3895 (83 %) - <0.001
Got preference 7377/8541 (86 %) 1.22 (1.09-1.36)
Did not 1177/1819 (65 %) 0.37 (0.32-0.42)
Gender of therapist No preference 8492/9918 (86 %) - <0.001
Got preference 1519/1742 (87 %) 1.09 (0.92-1.28)
Did not 1682/2461 (68 %) 0.36 (0.32-0.40)
Language/ interpreter No preference 9673/11629 (83 %) - <0.001
Got preference 538/638 (84 %) 1.07 (0.85-1.34)
Did not 258/378 (68 %) 0.45 (0.36-0.56)
Type of treatment No preference 5762/6768 (85 %) - <0.001
Got preference 4466/4926 (91 %) 1.63 (1.44-1.84)
Did not 1452/2416 (60 %) 0.26 (0.23-0.29)