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Table 6 Linear Regression for the Outcomes Negative Attitudes, Blame and Social Distance, introducing vignette characteristics, unstandardized Beta Coefficients and 95% Confidence Intervals

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

  Outcome blame
  Inaccuracy Emphasis
  b CI b CI
Age −0.002 −0.007;-0.003 −.000 −0.006; 0.004
Gender (ref Male) −0.281*** −.0424; −0.138 −0.296*** −0.439; −0.154
Education
 No or below HS (ref.)
 HS/some college −0.095 −0.463; 0.272 −0.099 −0.468; 0.271
 College or higher −0.094 −0.460; 0.272 −0.114 −0.483; 0.254
Cause
 Genetic (ref.)
 Social environmental 0.015 −0.418; 0.448 −0.205 −0.943; 0.534
 Individual behavior 0.778** 0.338; 1.328 0.980** 0.237; 1.732
Vignette characteristics
 Inaccuracy 0.120 −0.015; 0.256   
 Overemphasis -- -- 0.092 −0.054; 0.238
Interaction Vignette characteristics
* Social environmental 0.006 −0.174; 0.185 0.676 −0.138; 0.273
* Individual behavior −0.294** −0.490; −0.103 −0.250* −0.469; −0.031
Constant 2.495   2.412  
 R2 0.068   0.616  
 N 397   395  
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001