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Table 3 Internal reliability and descriptive characteristics of the main domains regarding the attitudes towards genetic testing

From: Investigating the knowledge of and public attitudes towards genetic testing within the Visegrad countries: a cross-sectional study

  Cronbach’s alfa Mean SD Q1 Median Q3 IQR
Personal benefits
 Hungary 0.815 3.64 1.07 3.00 3.75 4.50 1.50
 Slovakia 0.817 3.40 0.97 2.75 3.50 4.00 1.25
 Czechia 0.830 3.60 0.99 3.00 3.75 4.25 1.25
 Poland 0.868 3.36 1.14 2.75 3.50 4.25 1.50
Genetic determinisma
 Hungary 0.813 2.68 1.00 2.00 2.75 3.25 1.25
 Slovakia 0.774 2.78 0.84 2.25 3.00 3.25 1.00
 Czechia 0.827 2.70 0.90 2.00 2.75 3.25 1.25
 Poland 0.840 2.77 1.01 2.00 3.00 3.25 1.25
Availability and use of genetic tests
 Hungary 0.785 3.87 0.93 3.25 4.00 4.50 1.25
 Slovakia 0.682 3.36 0.79 3.00 3.25 4.00 1.00
 Czechia 0.818 3.68 0.90 3.00 3.75 4.50 1.50
 Poland 0.862 3.39 1.06 2.75 3.50 4.25 1.50
  1. aThe questions of genetic determinism are focused on the negative aspects of genetic testing
  2. SD Standard deviation, Q1 Lower quartile, Q3 Upper quartile, IQR Interquartile range