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Table 6 Multivariable analysis for possible influencing factors of attitude scores among urban residents in Shenzhen and rural villagers in Xiuning, China

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) relating to avian influenza in urban and rural areas of China

Residents in Shenzhen (N = 1,826)
Risk factors Coefficients Std. Error* t Pvalue
Constant 2.224 0.216 10.275 <0.001
Female 0.263 0.099 2.658 0.008
Age group     
   5-18# - - - -
   19-39 -0.011   -0.011 0.934
   40-59 0.017   0.016 0.831
   ≥60 -0.517 0.223 -2.319 0.020
Highest level of education     
   None or kindergarten# - - - -
   Primary school 0.479 0.155 3.087 0.002
   Junior high school 0.022   0.010 0.178
   High school -0.281 0.122 -2.298 0.022
   College or higher -0.655 0.145 -4.531 <0.001
Occupation     
   Employed# - - - -
   Unemployed 0   0 0.988
   Student -0.552 0.243 -2.273 0.023
   Homemaker -0.031   -0.030 0.840
   Retired -0.017   -0.014 0.606
Requiring further information of avian influenza
   Yes# - - - -
   No -0.961 0.167 -5.753 <0.001
   Don't care -0.815 0.123 -6.634 <0.001
Knowledge score 0.144 0.023 6.194 <0.001
Villagers in Xiuning (N = 2,572)     
Constant 3.092 0.170 18.148 <0.001
Females 0.286 0.078 3.667 <0.001
Highest level of education
   None or kindergarten# - - - -
   Primary school 0.014   0.015 0.987
   Junior high school -0.021   -0.022 0.895
   High school -0.022   -0.023 0.957
   College or higher -0.864 0.473 -1.826 0.068
Requiring further information of avian influenza
   Yes# - - - -
   No -1.563 0.287 -5.445 <0.001
   Don't care -1.282 0.117 -10.992 <0.001
Knowledge score 0.140 0.020 7.014 <0.001
  1. # Reference group.
  2. * Std Errors for the non-significant items were not available by using SPSS software.
  3. Obtained by multiple linear regression model.