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Table 5 Multivariable regression analysis of knowledge and attitude score as a dependent variable with other parameters of the respondents

From: Awareness regarding risk factors of type 2 diabetes among individuals attending a tertiary-care hospital in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

a. Dependent variable: Knowledge
Predictor variable B1 ± SE Beta2 P value CI for B
Age 0.03 ± 0.92 0.104 0.153 -0.495, 3.137
Sex -0.101 ± 0.495 -0.02 0.838 -1.074, 0.871
Education     
  Illiterate Reference category - - -
  Primary 0.335 ± 0.357 0.052 0.349 -0.367, 1.038
  Secondary-higher secondary 1.678 ± 0.32 0.337 0.0001 1.049, 2.306
  Graduate and above 2.318 ± 0.426 0.372 0.0001 1.479, 3.156
Occupation     
  Unemployed Reference category - - -
  Housewife 0.441 ± 0.627 0.09 0.48 -0.79, 2.939
  Service 1.027 ± 0.464 0.182 0.027 0.115, 1.939
  Business 0.75 ± 0.487 0.115 0.125 -0.209, 1.708
Monthly family income 3.394E-06 0.029 0.537 0.000, 0.000
Family history of diabetes -0.696 ± 0.224 -0.142 0.002 -1.136, 0.256
Acquisition of information -0.482 ± 0.348 -0.063 0.167 -1.165, 0.202
BMI 0.075 ± 0.029 0.116 0.01 0.018, 0.132
b. Dependent variable: Attitude
Age 0.007 ± 0.014 -0.024 0.607 -0.034, 0.02
Sex 0.897 ± 0.574 0.152 0.119 -0.232, 2.025
Education     
  Illiterate Reference category - - -
  Primary 0.580 ± 0.415 0.076 0.164 -0.237, 1.396
  Secondary-higher secondary 0.805 ± 0.384 0.135 0.037 0.05, 1.559
  Graduate and above 0.864 ± 0.511 0.116 0.092 -0.14, 1.869
Occupation     
  Unemployed Reference category - - -
  Housewife -1.44 ± 0.72 -0.246 0.047 -2.865, 0.022
  Service -0.405 ± 0.541 -0.06 0.454 -1.46, 0.658
  Business 0.34 ± 0.565 0.044 0.547 -0.770,1.451
Monthly family income 6.172E-06 0.044 0.333 0.000, 0.000
Family history of diabetes 0.522 ± 0.210 0.106 0.013 0.109, 0.935
Acquisition of information -0.512 ± 0.403 -0.056 0.204 -1.304, 0.280
BMI 0.019 ± 0.034 0.025 0.571 -0.048, 0.086
Knowledge 0.514 ± 0.058 0.43 0.0001 0.399, 0.629
  1. BMI = Body Mass Index.
  2. [1 = Unstandardized sample regression co- efficient, 2 = Standardized sample regression co- efficient].
  3. Adjusted R2 (a) for Knowledge- 27%; Overall model F-test, p = 0.0001 (b) for Attitude- 31%; Overall model F-test, p = 0.0001.