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Table 3 Linear regression of knowledge change in the two consecutive surveys about EVD risk perceptions

From: Changes in risk perceptions during the 2014 Ebola virus disease epidemic: results of two consecutive surveys among the general population in Lower Saxony, Germany

  Beta (95% CI) p-value
Worried about EVD during first survey   0.015
• No Reference  
• Yes 0.48 (0.09, 0.86)  
Sex   0.22
• Male Reference  
• Female 0.22 (−0.13, 0.57)  
Age (per 1 year increase) −0.01 (− 0.02, 0.001) 0.082
Education   0.21
• Lower secondary education or apprenticeship 0.40 (−1.14, 1.95)  
• Still at upper secondary school 0.42 (−0.002, 0.84)  
• University entrance qualification 0.04 (−0.38, 0.46)  
• University degree Reference