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Table 5 Linear Regression for the Outcomes Negative Attitudes, Blame and Social Distance, including emphasis and accuracy as covariates, Unstandardized Beta Coefficients and 95% Confidence Intervals

From: Changing attitudes towards obesity – results from a survey experiment

  Negative attitudes Blame Social distance
  b CI b CI b CI
Age −0.008* −0.014; −0.002 −0.002 −0.006; 0.003 0.002 −0.003; 0.007
Gender (ref. male) −0.261** −0.436;
−0.086
−0.303*** −0.448;
−0.159
−0.296*** −0.445;
−0.147
Education
 No or below HS (ref.)
 HS/some college 0.009 −0.465; 0.483 −0.082 −0.456; 0.290 0.119 −0.264; 0.502
 College or higher 0.138 −0.333; 0.608 −0.079 −0.450; 0.292 0.092 −0.289; 0.473
Cause
 Genetic (ref.)
 Social environmental 0.017 −0.191; 0.225 0.020 −0.152; 0.192 −0.080 −0.257; 0.097
 Individual behavior 0.109 −0.109; 0.326 0.199* 0.019; 0.379 −0.167 −0.352 to −0.018
Vignette characteristics
 Inaccuracy 0.050 −0.050; 0.150 0.023 −0.057; 0.105 0.123** 0.040; 0.207
 Overemphasis −0.059 −0.172; 0.054 0.034 −0.058; 0.126 −0.078 −0.172; 0.017
Constant 4.623***   2.592***   1.663***  
 R2 0.055   0.063   0.078  
 N 378   395   395  
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001