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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of genetic determinism 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 −0.02 0.879 −0.25 0.21 0.02 0.859 −0.21 0.26
Age 40–65/18–39 0.01 0.012* 0.003 0.02 0.01 0.062 −0.001 0.02
Education High school/ Primary or vocational secondary −0.17 0.204 −0.43 − 0.09 − 0.11 0.400 − 0.38 0.15
Higher/ Primary or vocational secondary −0.26 0.106 −0.58 − 0.55 − 0.16 0.333 − 0.49 0.17
Marital status Married/Other 0.27 0.025* 0.03 0.51 0.29 0.021* 0.04 0.53
Religious Yes/No 0.32 0.013* 0.07 0.57 −0.08 0.104 −0.17 0.02
Genetic testing (self, partner, children) Yes/No 0.85 < 0.001* 0.51 1.18 0.89 < 0.001* 0.54 1.23
Hungary(HUN) SK/HUN 0.41 0.014* 0.09 0.74 0.39 0.025* 0.05 0.74
CZ/HUN 0.08 0.617 −0.24 0.41 0.23 0.196 −0.12 0.57
PL/HUN 0.35 0.035* 0.02 0.68 0.23 0.186 −0.11 0.57
Slovakia(SK) HUN/SK −0.41 0.014* −0.74 −0.09 − 0.39 0.025* − 0.74 −0.05
CZ/SK −0.33 0.049* −0.66 − 0.001 − 0.17 0.355 − 0.52 0.19
PL/SK −0.06 0.716 −0.39 −0.27 − 0.16 0.341 − 0.49 0.17
Czechia(CZ) HUN/CZ −0.08 0.617 − 0.41 0.24 −0.23 0.196 −0.57 0.12
SK/CZ 0.33 0.049* 0.001 0.66 0.17 0.355 −0.19 0.52
PL/CZ 0.27 0.109 −0.06 0.60 0.005 0.980 −0.36 0.37
Poland(PL) HUN/PL −0.35 0.035* −0.68 −0.02 − 0.23 0.186 − 0.57 0.11
SK/PL 0.06 0.716 −0.27 0.39 0.16 0.341 −0.17 0.49
CZ/PL −0.27 0.109 −0.6 0.06 −0.005 0.980 −0.37 0.36
  1. β Beta coefficient, CI Confidence interval, P Significance of statistical test; Reference groups are in bold; *Significant findings (P < 0.05)