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Table 5 Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals from multivariable logistic regression models examining the association between population characteristics and support for euthanasia and cremation in Cyprus

From: Attitudes towards euthanasia in severely ill and dementia patients and cremation in Cyprus: a population-based survey

Population characteristics Against euthanasia requested Against euthanasia requested Against cremation
  by people themselves for people by relatives odds ratio (95% CI)
  odds ratio (95% CI) odds ratio (95% CI)  
Age categories    
  20 – 40 years old (reference)
  40 – 60 years old 1.21 (0.86 – 1.72) 1.03 (0.67 – 1.56) 1.36 (0.89 – 2.08)
  > 60 years old 1.49 (1.01 – 2.22) 1.34 (0.83 – 2.19) 1.17 (0.74 – 1.85)
Gender    
  Male (reference)
  Female 2.36 (1.74 – 3.20) 2.47 (1.72 – 3.56) 2.44 (1.70 – 3.50)
Education    
  Elementary school (reference)
  High School 0.69 (0.44 – 1.07) 0.73 (0.42 – 1.22) 0.74 (0.43 – 1.25)
  University 0.40 (0.25 – 0.63) 0.50 (0.28 – 0.84) 0.46 (0.26 – 0.77)
Marital status    
  Married (reference)
  Single 1.04 (0.64 – 1.78) 1.61 (0.83 – 3.52) 0.68 (0.40 – 1.21)
Reported Religiousness    
  Much (reference)
  Little 0.39 (0.28 – 0.53) 0.38 (0.26 – 0.56) 0.49 (0.34 – 0.72)
  None 0.21 (0.12 – 0.36) 0.23 (0.12 – 0.45) 0.25 (0.14 – 0.48)