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Table 5 Multiple linear regression between sociodemographic and clinical variables of the patients with knowledge, attitude, and practice scores

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with regard to their disease: a cross-sectional study among Palestinians of the West Bank

Variable Unadjusted Coefficients SE Adjusted Coefficients t p-value
Knowledge score
 Gender −0.03 0.38 −0.01 − 0.07 0.942
 Marital status −0.01 0.32 0.00 −0.03 0.979
 Employment 0.13 0.44 0.03 0.30 0.762
 Place of residence −0.18 0.35 −0.03 − 0.51 0.609
 Educational level 1.47 0.42 0.27 3.49 0.001
 Monthly income 0.43 0.25 0.13 1.71 0.088
 Having a health insurance −0.40 0.40 − 0.07 −1.02 0.307
 Having attended an educational program 0.23 0.55 0.03 0.42 0.676
 Age −0.04 0.02 −0.17 −1.82 0.070
 Time elapsed since diagnosis 0.03 0.03 0.09 0.97 0.332
 Body Mass Index 0.00 0.03 0.00 0.01 0.990
 Fasting plasma glucose −0.01 0.01 −0.19 −1.55 0.123
 Postprandial plasma glucose 0.00 0.01 −0.02 − 0.14 0.887
 HbA1c 0.10 0.18 0.06 0.57 0.568
Attitude score
 Gender −0.20 0.21 − 0.08 − 0.96 0.338
 Marital status 0.11 0.18 0.05 0.60 0.552
 Employment 0.01 0.25 0.00 0.04 0.966
 Place of residence −0.08 0.20 −0.03 −0.40 0.687
 Educational level 0.12 0.24 0.04 0.50 0.617
 Monthly income 0.00 0.14 0.00 −0.02 0.982
 Having a health insurance −0.13 0.22 −0.04 − 0.59 0.554
 Having attended an educational program 0.12 0.31 0.03 0.40 0.689
 Age 0.00 0.01 0.00 −0.03 0.977
 Time elapsed since diagnosis 0.01 0.02 0.08 0.80 0.426
 Body Mass Index −0.02 0.02 −0.09 −1.25 0.211
 Fasting plasma glucose 0.00 0.00 −0.01 −0.04 0.964
 Postprandial plasma glucose −0.01 0.00 −0.30 −1.86 0.064
 HbA1c 0.08 0.10 0.09 0.79 0.432
Practice score
 Gender −0.16 0.26 − 0.05 − 0.62 0.536
 Marital status −0.05 0.22 −0.02 − 0.24 0.813
 Employment −0.26 0.30 − 0.08 − 0.86 0.393
 Place of residence 0.03 0.24 0.01 0.14 0.891
 Educational level 0.35 0.29 0.09 1.20 0.232
 Monthly income −0.03 0.17 −0.01 − 0.15 0.882
 Having a health insurance −0.14 0.27 −0.03 − 0.53 0.599
 Having attended an educational program 0.85 0.38 0.15 2.24 0.026
 Age −0.01 0.01 −0.09 − 0.93 0.353
 Time elapsed since diagnosis −0.02 0.02 −0.09 − 0.97 0.333
 Body Mass Index −0.03 0.02 −0.11 −1.57 0.119
 Fasting plasma glucose 0.01 0.01 0.13 1.07 0.287
 Postprandial plasma glucose −0.01 0.00 −0.28 −1.84 0.068
 HbA1c − 0.15 0.12 − 0.13 −1.19 0.234
  1. HbA1c Glycated hemoglobin, SE standard error, t t statistic