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Table 2 Logistic Regression results evaluating variables predictive of being "very likely" to obtain preclinical AD test

From: Would you want to know? Public attitudes on early diagnostic testing for Alzheimer's disease

   Model 1 Model 2
Variables AOR AOR
Measures of perceived threat   
  Respondent is or was decision-maker or caretaker for AD patient 1.306* 1.330*
  Worried will get Alzheimer's 1.760*** 1.22
  "Excellent/Good/Very Good" Health Status 0.972 0.763
  Worried* Excellent/Good/Very Good Health Status -- 1.610*
  Have/had immediate blood relative with AD 1.312* 0.971
  Think AD is fatal 1.112 0.96
  Immediate blood relative* Think AD is fatal -- 1.783*
Measures of perceived costs and benefits   
  Marital status of respondent 0.963 0.977
  Expect paid caregiver to be primary caretaker if develop AD 1.277* 1.291*
  Believe an effective AD treatment is available now or will be in five years 1.064 1.051
Demographic controls   
  Age of respondent   
  30 to 49 1.019 1.019
  50 to 64 1.573** 1.582**
  65 to 74 1.702** 1.733**
  75 to 85+ 1.465 1.489
  Female 1.18 1.178
  Educational Attainment   
  Middle education 1.112 1.105
  High education 0.846 0.844
  Country of Residence   
  Germany 0.838 0.841
  Poland 1.568** 1.559*
  Spain 1.463* 1.463*
  United States 1.208 1.206
Measure of Psychological Status   
  Would see doctor if showing symptoms of AD 1.44 1.416
  1. AOR = Adjusted odds ratio; reference groups, in order of the categories displayed in the table are: Ages 18 to 29; Low Education; France; * P < 0.05,** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001.