Skip to main content

Table 6 Multivariate analysis of use of genetic tests 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 0.78 < 0.001* 0.54 1.01 0.77 < 0.001* 0.54 1.00
Age 40–65/18–39 0.02 < 0.001* 0.01 0.03 0.02 < 0.001* 0.01 0.03
Education High school/ Primary or vocational secondary 0.81 < 0.001* 0.55 1.07 0.54 < 0.001* 0.28 0.80
Higher/ Primary or vocational secondary 1.17 < 0.001* 0.85 1.49 0.73 < 0.001* 0.41 1.05
Marital status Married/Other 0.13 0.299 −0.11 0.36 −0.04 0.733 −0.28 0.20
Religious Yes/No −1.00 < 0.001* −1.25 −0.74 0.20 < 0.001* 0.11 0.29
Genetic testing (self, partner, children) Yes/No −0.45 0.010* −0.79 − 0.11 −0.34 0.046* −0.68 − 0.01
Hungary(HUN) SK/HUN −2.01 < 0.001* −2.34 − 1.69 − 1.66 < 0.001* − 1.99 − 1.32
CZ/HUN −0.73 < 0.001* − 1.05 − 0.40 −0.70 < 0.001* − 1.04 −0.37
PL/HUN − 1.9 < 0.001* − 2.22 − 1.58 −1.56 < 0.001* − 1.89 − 1.22
Slovakia(SK) HUN/SK 2.01 < 0.001* 1.69 2.34 1.66 < 0.001* 1.32 1.99
CZ/SK 1.28 < 0.001* 0.96 1.61 0.95 < 0.001* 0.61 1.30
PL/SK 0.11 0.499 −0.21 0.44 0.10 0.543 −0.22 0.43
Czechia(CZ) HUN/CZ 0.73 < 0.001* 0.40 1.05 0.70 < 0.001* 0.37 1.04
SK/CZ −1.28 < 0.001* −1.61 −0.96 −0.95 < 0.001* − 1.30 − 0.61
PL/CZ −1.17 < 0.001* −1.50 −0.85 −0.85 < 0.001* − 1.21 −0.49
Poland(PL) HUN/PL 1.90 < 0.001* 1.58 2.22 1.56 < 0.001* 1.22 1.89
SK/PL −0.11 0.499 −0.44 0.21 −0.10 0.543 −0.43 0.22
CZ/PL 1.17 < 0.001* 0.85 1.50 0.85 < 0.001* 0.49 1.21
  1. β Beta coefficient, CI Confidence interval, P Significance of statistical test; Reference groups are in bold; *Significant findings (P < 0.05)