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Table 5 Determinants of attitudes toward COVID-19

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) toward COVID-19: a cross-sectional study in South Korea

  Perceived susceptibility of COVID-19 Perceived severity of COVID-19 Efficacy belief on personal hygiene Efficacy belief on social distancing
B Beta p-value B Beta p-value B Beta p-value B Beta p-value
Constant 2.99   <  0.001 3.41   <  0.001 3.27   <  0.001 3   <  0.001
Gendera 0.15 0.09 <  0.001 0.15 0.09 0.01 0.08 0.09 <  0.001 0.09 0.08 0.02
Age 0.02 0.04 0.3 0.09 0.15 <  0.001 0.03 0.11 0.01 0.05 0.12 <  0.001
Education level −0.06 − 0.05 0.12 − 0.04 − 0.03 0.41 − 0.03 − 0.04 0.24 − 0.07 − 0.08 0.02
Income level 0.01 0.02 0.61 −0.05 −0.06 0.1 0.001 0.001 0.99 0 0 0.97
Marital status 0.04 0.02 0.58 −0.04 −0.02 0.63 −0.03 −0.03 0.49 −0.04 − 0.03 0.49
Residenceb −0.21 −0.09 0.01 −0.03 − 0.01 0.74 0.04 0.03 0.29 0.1 0.06 0.06
Presence of childrenc 0.19 0.1 <  0.001 0.12 0.06 0.1 0.03 0.03 0.35 0.09 0.06 0.07
Knowledge score −0.08 −0.12 <  0.001 0.01 0.009 0.93 0.07 0.19 <  0.001 0.08 0.16 <  0.001
Adjusted R-squared 0.01 0.03 0.06 0.06
  1. aMale:1, Female:2
  2. bCity:1, Town:2
  3. cYes:1, None:0