Table 3

Regression models predicting knowledge of dementia
Model 1 Model 2
Variables b (SE) t sig b (SE) t sig
Constant 23.62 (.330) 71.51 <.001 23.39 (.293) 79.95 <.001
Age
 Less than 30 1.03 (.511) 2.02 .044
 30-50 .341 (.366) 0.93 .352
 More than 50 (omitted)
Professional Group
Nursing (omitted)
 Medical 1.81 (.591) 3.07 .002 2.38 (.558) 4.27 <.001
 Allied health −0.18 (.531) −0.34 .732 −.075 (.521) −0.14 .886
 Support −1.81 (.372) −4.86 <.001 −1.64 (.377) −4.35 <.001
Personal caring experience 0.69 (.325) 2.12 .035
Dementia training 0.84 (.422) 2.07 .039
Adjusted R2 0.125 0.136
N 359 359

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Smyth et al. BMC Geriatrics 2013 13:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-13-2

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