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Table 4 Multilevel Poisson regression results for the various AIDS knowledge dimensions

From: AIDS knowledge and sexual activity among Flemish secondary school students: a multilevel analysis of the effects of type of education

b (se) Myths Transmission Risk behaviors Blood transfusions Severity
Constant 1.358*** (0.032) 1.438*** (0.023) 1.050*** (0.033) -0.808*** (0.092) -0.307*** (0.053)
Education type (ref: General)      
   Artistic -0.075* (0.036) -0.032 (0.018) -0.048 (0.032) -0.154 (0.104) 0.032 (0.071)
   Technical -0.089*** (0.015) -0.040*** (0.009) -0.062*** (0.016) -0.269*** (0.039) -0.086** (0.030)
   Vocational -0.188*** (0.024) -0.110*** (0.021) -0.174*** (0.031) -0.488*** (0.061) -0.097* (0.044)
Grade 0.088*** (0.007) 0.036*** (0.005) 0.069*** (0.006) 0.201*** (0.017) 0.084*** (0.011)
Sex: Female 0.066*** (0.009) 0.062*** (0.007) 0.035*** (0.008) -0.117*** (0.024) 0.030 (0.019)
Minority status -0.192* (0.084) -0.217** (0.078) -0.175 (0.104) -0.051 (0.219) -0.008 (0.139)
Interaction sex & minority status -0.006 (0.047) 0.041 (0.041) -0.027 (0.062) -0.210 (0.160) 0.012 (0.084)
Study motivation -0.004*** (0.001) 0.001 (0.001) 0.000 (0.001) -0.007* (0.003) -0.003 (0.002)
SES (ref: High)      
   Low -0.069*** (0.012) -0.034** (0.010) -0.070*** (0.016) -0.190*** (0.046) -0.067* (0.029)
   Medium -0.030** (0.009) -0.020** (0.007) -0.030** (0.009) -0.086** (0.028) -0.052** (0.017)
Variance components      
School level 0.005*** 0.001*** 0.003*** 0.014*** 0.007***
  1. Significance: * p < 0.050; ** p < 0.010; *** p < 0.001