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Table 1 Effect of incentive timing on physician cooperation rate, overall and by demographic characteristics

From: Risks and rewards of using prepaid vs. postpaid incentive checks on a survey of physicians

Characteristic Cooperation rate (%) for prepaid group (n = 2426) Cooperation rate (%) for postpaid group (n = 953) Delta Chi-squared statistic, degrees of freedom, p-value
Total 41.4 (1004) 29.1 (277) 12.3 46.8, 1, < 0.0001
Region
 Midwest 44.3 (233) 36.0 (74) 8.3 4.2, 1, 0.0406
 Northeast 41.3 (240) 30.3 (70) 11.0 9.0, 1, 0.0028
 South 41.2 (356) 25.0 (85) 16.2 30.6, 1, < 0.0001
 West 38.7 (175) 27.5 (48) 11.2 7.5, 1, 0.0064
Metropolitan statistical area size
 Very large 41.3 (718) 29.5 (201) 11.8 30.6, 1, < 0.0001
 Large 43.5 (141) 26.5 (34) 17.0 12.4, 1, 0.0005
 Small/medium 40.1 (145) 29.5 (42) 10.6 5.2, 1, 0.0237
Specialty
 Hematology 39.2 (82) 26.7 (20) 12.5 4.0, 1, 0.0478
 Hematology- oncology 40.5 (612) 28.3 (166) 12.2 29.2, 1, < 0.0001
 Oncology 44.0 (310) 31.4 (91) 12.6 14.1, 1, 0.0002
Gender and Age
 Female 37.5 (282) 24.9 (71) 12.6 16.2, 1, 0.0001
 Male under age 55 43.1 (421) 30.2 (118) 12.9 20.6, 1, < 0.0001
 Male age 55 or older 43.4 (301) 32.0 (88) 11.4 11.0, 1, 0.0009