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Table 5 The results of the multivariable logistic regression analyses investigating the association between MCLHB-DRR subscales and the intention to change health behaviours#

From: Knowledge, health beliefs and attitudes towards dementia and dementia risk reduction among the Dutch general population: a cross-sectional study

  Intention to change physical activity(n = 391) Intention to change diet (n = 655) Intention to change alcohol consumption (n = 222) Intention to change smoking behaviour (n = 82)
Independent variables OR (95%-CI) OR (95%-CI) OR (95%-CI) OR (95%-CI)
Perceived susceptibility 0.96 (0.87;1.07) 1.00 (0.91;1.11) 0.97 (0.84;1.14) 1.08 (0.84;1.39)
Perceived severity 1.00 (0.94;1.07) 1.04 (0.97;1.10) 0.97 (0.87;1.07)* 1.05 (0.89;1.24)
Perceived benefits 1.33 (1.11;1.58) 1.07 (0.91;1.26)* 1.30 (1.00;1.69) 0.88 (0.58;1.34)
Perceived barriers 1.03 (0.93;1.13) 1.10 (1.01;1.21) 1.00 (0.86;1.15) 0.78 (0.63;0.98)
Cues to action 1.13 (1.03;1.24) 1.06 (0.98;1.16) 1.17 (1.02;1.35) 1.19 (0.93;1.52)
General health motivation 1.14 (0.99;1.30) 0.97 (0.98;1.16) 1.05 (0.86;1.27) 1.01 (0.78;1.33)
Self-efficacy 0.93 (0.78;1.10) 1.05 (0.89;1.24) 0.88 (0.68;1.14) 0.89 (0.54;1.46)
Female (ref: male) 1.24 (0.77;1.98) 1.23 (0.80;1.88) 1.59 (0.83;3.06) 3.95 (1.14;13.73)
Age, 45–65 years (ref: 30–45 years) 0.55 (0.30;1.00) 0.66 (0.40;1.10) 0.46 (0.19;1.08) 0.19 (0.04;0.97)
Age, 65–80 years (ref: 30–45 years) 0.38 (0.16;0.91) 0.45 (0.21;0.97) 0.40 (0.12;1.34) 0.05 (0.01;0.40)
Education high (ref: education low-middle) 0.97 (0.60;1.58) 0.56 (0.36;0.87) 2.23 (1.03;4.84) 1.54 (0.48;4.91)
Employed (ref: unemployed) 1.27 (0.67;2.41) 1.60 (0.90;2.84) 1.16 (0.46;2.96) 1.05 (0.30;3.73)
  1. Abbreviations: OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval; # adjusted for age, sex, educational level, employment and other MCLHB-DRR subscales
  2. *see Additional file 1: Appendix 5 for the stratified results, due to a significant interaction term