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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of personal benefits within the Visegrad countries

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

Factors Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
β P-value 95% CI β P-value 95% CI
Sex Female/Male 0.29 < 0.001* 0.14 0.44 0.27 < 0.001* 0.12 0.42
Age 40–65/18–39 0.01 0.035* 0.001 0.01 0.01 0.006* 0.003 0.02
Education High school/ Primary or vocational secondary 0.49 < 0.001* 0.32 0.66 0.39 < 0.001* 0.23 0.56
Higher/ Primary or vocational secondary 0.63 < 0.001* 0.43 0.83 0.49 < 0.001* 0.28 0.70
Marital status Married/Other −0.07 0.364 −0.22 0.08 −0.14 0.067 −0.30 0.01
Religious Yes/No − 0.49 < 0.001* − 0.65 − 0.33 0.09 0.004* 0.03 0.15
Genetic testing (self, partner, children) Yes/No −0.34 0.002* −0.56 − 0.12 − 0.28 0.013* − 0.49 − 0.06
Hungary(HUN) SK/HUN − 0.76 < 0.001* − 0.97 − 0.55 − 0.57 < 0.001* − 0.78 −0.35
CZ/HUN −0.28 0.010* −0.48 − 0.07 − 0.24 0.028* − 0.46 − 0.03
PL/HUN −1.02 < 0.001* −1.23 − 0.81 − 0.83 < 0.001* −1.04 − 0.61
Slovakia(SK) HUN/SK 0.76 < 0.001* 0.55 0.97 0.57 < 0.001* 0.35 0.78
CZ/SK 0.49 < 0.001* 0.28 0.70 0.32 0.005* 0.10 0.54
PL/SK −0.26 0.016* −0.47 − 0.05 − 0.26 0.016* − 0.47 − 0.05
Czechia(CZ) HUN/CZ 0.28 0.010* 0.07 0.48 0.24 0.028* 0.03 0.46
SK/CZ −0.49 < 0.001* −0.70 − 0.28 −0.32 0.005* −0.54 − 0.10
PL/CZ −0.74 < 0.001* −0.95 − 0.53 − 0.58 < 0.001* − 0.81 −0.35
Poland(PL) HUN/PL 1.02 < 0.001* 0.81 1.23 0.83 < 0.001* 0.61 1.04
SK/PL 0.26 0.016* 0.05 0.47 0.26 0.016* 0.05 0.47
CZ/PL 0.74 < 0.001* 0.53 0.95 0.58 < 0.001* 0.35 0.81
  1. β Beta coefficient, CI Confidence interval, P Significance of statistical test; Reference groups are in bold; *Significant findings (P < 0.05)