Table 5

Predictors of respondent’s willingness to personally participate in genetic research (multivariate analysis)
Variable Odds of responding “YES” to Question 3 95% Confidence Intervals
Age (years) 18-39 0.75 0.30-1.85
40-59 0.76 0.38-1.50
60+ Ref
Gender Male vs. Female 0.84 0.45-1.58
Ethnicity White vs. Other 1.04 0.53-2.06
Education Level ≤ HS Diploma 0.52 0.22-1.24
≤ College Diploma 0.58 0.30-1.12
Graduate Degree Ref
Marital Status Married vs. Single/Divorced/ Separated/Widowed 1.12 0.54-2.29
Being a parent Yes vs. No 0.65 0.27-1.58
Major Illness in 1stDegree Relative Yes vs. No/I don’t know 0.92 0.49-1.71
Blood Donation Yes/Tried vs. No 0.98 0.38-2.66
Religion Yes vs. No 0.89 0.39-1.58

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Kerath et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:114   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-114

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