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Table 4 Patient-related predictors for PCPs’ diagnosis of a somatoform disorder (n = 85)

From: Diagnosis of somatoform disorders in primary care: diagnostic agreement, predictors, and comaprisons with depression and anxiety

Patient-related characteristics OR (95% CI) P-value
Age 1.00 (0.97; 1.05) 0.75
Female gender 0.42 (0.10; 1.67) 0.22
Marital status, married 1.52 (0.75; 3.10) 0.25
At least 10 years of schooling 1.45 (0.71;2.96) 0.31
Comorbid depressive disorder 1.70 (0.52; 5.55) 0.38
Comorbid anxiety disorder 0.92 (0.20; 4.32) 0.92
Discussion of psychosocial distress 1.90 (0.60; 6.00) 0.27
Somatic symptom severity (PHQ-15) 1.22 (1.03; 1.44) 0.04
Number of PCP visits within the last 6 months 0.94 (0.80; 1.10) 0.44
  1. Results of multiple logistic regression analysis
  2. PHQ-15 Patient Health Questionnaire
  3. PCP Primary care physician