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Table 6 Predictors of respondent’s attitudes towards opt-out consent (multivariate analysis)

From: Beliefs and attitudes towards participating in genetic research – a population based cross-sectional study

Variable   Odds of answering “YES” to Question 7 95% Confidence Intervals
Age (years) 18-39 0.68 0.44-1.05
  40-59 0.75 0.53-1.05
  60+ Ref  
Gender Male vs. Female 0.86 0.64-1.15
Ethnicity White vs. Other 1.02 0.74-1.41
Education Level ≤ HS Diploma 1.03 0.69-1.54
  ≤ College Diploma 1.27 0.92-1.74
  Graduate Degree Ref  
Marital Status Married vs. Single/Divorced/ Separated/Widowed 0.85 0.61-1.18
Being a parent Yes vs. No 1.05 0.71-1.54
Major Illness in 1 st Degree Relative Yes vs. No/don’t know 0.82 0.62-1.09
Blood Donation Yes/Tried vs. No 0.79 0.60-1.05
Religion Yes vs. No 0.78 0.62-1.53