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Table 2 Multivariable linear mixed model on the effect of socioeconomic characteristics on CVD knowledge, risk perception, intention to change of PA, and healthy diet intention in Antwerp

From: Level of cardiovascular disease knowledge, risk perception and intention towards healthy lifestyle and socioeconomic disparities among adults in vulnerable communities of Belgium and England

Socioeconomic characteristics Adjusted β (95%CI)
Knowledge Risk perception Intention to PA Healthy diet intention
Intercept 5.68 14.7 17.0 15.0
Age 0.004 (-0.003, 0.01) 0.03 (0.01, 0.04)*** -0.01 (-0.02, 0.001) 0.03 (-0.002, 0.05)
Sex (female) 0.04 (-0.15, 0.24) 0.12 (-0.240, 0.46) -0.43 (-0.82, -0.03)** 2.02 (1.46, 2.57)***
County of birth (outside Europe) 0.10 (-0.04, 0.15) -0.09 (-0.03, 0.19) -0.01 (-0.53, 0.51) -1.34 (-2.07, -0.62)***
Education level 0.11 (0.03, 0.18)** 0.23 (0.04, 0.41)* 0.51 (0.35, 0.66)*** 0.54 (0.32, 0.75)***
Income 0.07 (-0.001, 0.15) 0.16 (-0.02, 0.34) 0.02 (-0.13, 0.17) 0.44 (0.23, 0.65)***
  1. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001; PA physical activity
  2. Interaction was assessed between age and sex, education level and income, education level and country of birth, and country of birth and income