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Table 3 Ordered logit analysis of individual attitudes toward vaccination

From: Personality and individual attitudes toward vaccination: a nationally representative survey in the United States

Variable Attitude toward health benefits of vaccination Support for school vaccination
Coef. OR p-value Coef. OR p-value
(SE) (95% CI) (S.E.) (95% CI)
Extraversion −0.022 0.98 0.080 0.011 1.01 0.407
(0.013) (0.95, 1.00)   (0.013) (0.99, 1.04)  
Agreeableness 0.045 1.05 0.007** 0.032 1.03 0.065
(0.017) (1.01, 1.08)   (0.017) (1.00, 1.07)  
Conscientiousness 0.049 1.05 0.003** 0.078 1.08 p < 0.001***
(0.017) (1.02, 1.09)   (0.017) (1.05, 1.12)  
Emotional stability 0.030 1.03 0.037* −0.025 0.97 0.095
(0.015) (1.002, 1.06)   (0.015) (0.95, 1.00)  
Openness to experience 0.010 1.01 0.571 −0.024 0.98 0.175
(0.017) (0.98, 1.04)   (0.018) (0.94, 1.01)  
Liberal ideology 0.163 1.18 p < 0.001*** 0.141 1.15 p < 0.001***
(0.024) (1.12, 1.23)   (0.025) (1.10, 1.21)  
Insurance status 0.370 1.45 0.001** 0.318 1.37 0.005**
(0.109) (1.17, 1.79)   (0.113) (1.10, 1.71)  
Income 0.020 1.02 p < 0.001*** 0.012 1.01 0.010*
(0.005) (1.01, 1.03)   (0.005) (1.003, 1.02)  
Years of education 0.157 1.17 p < 0.001*** 0.039 1.04 0.017*
(0.016) (1.13, 1.21)   (0.016) (1.01, 1.07)  
Race
 Black −1.072 0.34 p < 0.001*** −0.488 0.61 p < 0.001***
(0.104) (0.28, 0.42)   (0.110) (0.49, 0.76)  
 Hispanic −0.663 0.52 p < 0.001*** −0.169 0.84 0.116
(0.103) (0.42, 0.63)   (0.108) (0.68, 1.04)  
 Others −0.522 0.59 p < 0.001*** 0.009 1.01 0.949
(0.125) (0.46, 0.76)   (0.133) (0.78, 1.31)  
 Female 0.102 1.11 0.132 0.146 1.16 0.041*
(0.068) (0.97, 1.27)   (0.071) (1.01, 1.33)  
 Age 0.011 1.01 p < 0.001*** 0.013 1.01 p < 0.001***
(0.002) (1.01, 1.01)   (0.002) (1.01, 1.02)  
N 3276 3276
Likelihood ratio test 632.23 214.09
p-value p < 0.001*** p < 0.001***
Pseudo R2 0.061 0.025
  1. Note: Boldface indicates statistical significance (*: p < 0.05; **: p < 0.01; ***: p < 0.001)