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Table 5 Multiple linear stepwise regression analysis of TB attitudes among the elderly population

From: Analysis of the current status and associated factors of tuberculosis knowledge, attitudes, and practices among elderly people in Shenzhen: a cross-sectional study

Variables B SE Beta t P 95% CI
Medical insurance (ref. yes)
 No −0.409 0.089 −0.160 −4.619 < 0.001 −0.584 to − 0.235
Education level (ref. primary school or lower)
 Junior high school or higher 0.208 0.079 0.089 2.615 0.009 0.052 to 0.364
Family annual income per capita (RMB) (ref. less than 100,000)
 More than 100,000 −0.224 0.087 −0.088 −2.571 0.010 −0.394 to − 0.053
Family members or friends with a previous TB history (ref. no)
 Yes 0.753 0.214 0.118 3.514 < 0.001 0.332 to 1.174
 Intercept 3.016 0.193   15.646 < 0.001 2.638 to 3.395
  1. Abbreviations: TB = tuberculosis, SE = standard error
  2. * The self-perceived health status variable was rated as follows: good = 1, fair = 2, bad = 3