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Table 6 Determinants of preventive behaviors toward COVID-19

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

Variables Wearing facial masks Practicing hand hygiene Avoiding crowded places
B Beta p-Value B Beta p-Value B Beta p-Value
Constant 2.13   <  0.001 1.86   <  0.001 1.66   <  0.001
Gendera 0.1 0.1 <  0.001 0.15 0.12 <  0.001 0.02 0.01 0.78
Age 0.001 0.001 0.98 0.01 0.01 0.77 0.12 0.19 <  0.001
Education level 0.02 0.07 0.04 0.01 0.02 0.45 −0.03 − 0.04 0.26
Income level −0.008 − 0.01 0.76 − 0.01 − 0.01 0.81 0.008 0.01 0.98
Marital status 0.04 0.04 0.32 0.06 0.04 0.33 −0.03 −0.02 0.69
Residenceb −0.06 −0.04 0.19 −0.08 − 0.04 0.22 0.07 0.03 0.37
Presence of childrenc −0.03 −0.03 0.42 0.03 0.02 0.61 0.02 0.01 0.78
Knowledge score 0.007 0.01 0.73 0.01 0.02 0.52 −0.05 −0.06 0.05
Perceived susceptibility 0.03 0.04 0.2 0.06 0.08 0.03 0.02 0.01 0.68
Perceived severity 0.02 0.03 0.29 0.007 0.008 0.98 −0.04 −0.03 0.29
Efficacy belief 0.35 0.31 <  0.001 0.30 0.20 <  0.001 0.34 0.22 <  0.001
Adjusted R2 0.12 0.06 0.09
  1. aMale:1, Female:2
  2. bCity:1, Town:2
  3. cYes:1, None:0