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Table 3 Possible predictors on knowledge towards hand hygiene using regression analyses (final model)

From: Epidemiological investigation on hand hygiene knowledge and behaviour: a cross-sectional study on gender disparity

Model Variables entered Unstandardized coefficients t Sig. Adjusted R2 F value (df) (Sig.)
Beta Std error
  (Constant) 6.806 0.342 19.919 0.000 .141 F(5, 809) = 27.781, p < 0.001***
Gender 0.288 0.125 2.314 0.021
Age group (30–49) 0.268 0.123 2.183 0.029
Age group (60 or above) −0.450 0.214 −2.108 0.035
Education level (Secondary) 1.825 0.330 5.525 0.000
Education level (Tertiary or above) 2.482 0.325 7.628 0.000
  1. Dependent variable: Total correct in knowledge questionnaire towards hand hygiene
  2. Gender: Female (using male as the referent)
  3. Age group (30–49), Age group (60 or above) (using age 18–29 as referent)
  4. Education level (Secondary), Education level (Tertiary or above) (using primary school or below as referent)