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Table 5 Determinants of LD risk perception

From: From Lyme disease emergence to endemicity: a cross sectional comparative study of risk perceptions in different populations

  Montérégie Neuchâtel
n = 392 n = 406
Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI
Gender (Being a woman, man = reference category) 0.25*** (0.1-0.39) 0.26*** (0.11-0.40)
Age     
  18-34 yr -0.52*** (-0.74- -0.30) -0.01 (-0.20-0.19)
  35-54 yr -0.16* (-0.3--0.01) 0.04 (-0.13-0.21)
  55+ yr (reference category) 0   0  
University diploma -0.18* (-0.34- -0.01) -0.08 (-0.22-0.07)
High level of general knowledge on LD 0.37*** (0.18-0.57) 0.07 (-0.09-0.22)
Leaving in the higher risk area in Neuchâtel canton - - 0.18* (0.03-0.33)
Knowing someone who had LD 0.14 (-0.25-0.53) 0.28*** (0.12-0.44)
r2 0.119   0.108  
  1. *p < 0.05; ***p < 0.001.