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Table 5 Patients characteristics associated with attitude score regarding prevention chronic kidney disease among hypertensive patients in multiple linear regression

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices of hypertensive patients towards prevention and early detection of chronic kidney disease: a cross sectional study from Palestine

Variablesa Unstandardised coefficients (B) Standardised coefficients (Beta) P valueb 95% Confidence interval for B
Age (years)     
  < 65 Ref.   0.007  
  ≥ 65 −1.517 −0.130   −2.612 to −0.421
Employment     
 Employed Ref.   0.794  
 Unemployed −0.161 − 0.013   −1.370 to 1.049
Marital status     
 Married Ref.   0.370  
 Unmarried 0.575 0.042   −0.685 to 1.834
Monthly incomec     
 Low income Ref.   0.005  
 Moderate to high income 1.769 0.156   0.546 to 2.992
Education levelc     
 Below university education level Ref.   0.054  
 University education level 1.433 0.104   −0.025 to 2.890
Knowledge scored     
 Continuous 0.343 0.365 < 0.001 0.258 to 0.428
  1. aUnivariate factors with p values < 0.05 were entered into the multiple linear regression
  2. bThe p-values are bold where they are less than the significance level cut-off of 0.05
  3. cNominal variables were entered into analyses using dummy coding
  4. dKnowledge scale was a dichotomous scale of 30 items (range 0–30, high score meaning more correct and better knowledge)