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Table 6 Multiple linear stepwise regression analysis of TB practice 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
Age (years) 0.028 0.010 0.096 2.692 0.007 0.007 to 0.048
Medical insurance (ref. yes)
 No −0.494 0.113 −1.161 −4.375 < 0.001 −0.716 to − 0.272
Education level (ref. primary school or lower)
 Junior high school or higher 0.331 0.104 0.115 3.181 0.002 0.127 to 0.536
Family annual income per capita (RMB) (ref. less than 100,000)
 More than 100,000 −0.340 0.114 −0.108 −2.993 0.003 −0.564 to − 0.117
 Intercept 1.800 0.799   2.252 0.025 0.231 to 3.370
  1. Abbreviations: TB = tuberculosis, SE = standard error
  2. * The self-perceived health status variable was rated as follows: good = 1, fair = 2, bad = 3