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Table 3 Country-level logistic regression results evaluating variables predictive of being "very likely" to obtain test

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

Variable Entire sample France Germany Poland Spain United States
Measures of perceived threat       
  Have/had immediate blood relative with AD 1.312* (0.165) 1.194 (0.336) 1.042 (0.340) 1.739 (0.624) 1.386 (0.389) 1.411 (0.325)
  Respondent is or was decision-maker or caretaker for AD patient 1.306* (0.175) 1.065 (0.362) 0.973 (0.363) 2.717** (0.977) 1.170 (0.307) 1.066 (0.288)
  Worried will get Alzheimer's 1.760*** (0.203) 2.982*** (0.755) 1.647+ (0.469) 1.055 (0.320) 1.594 (0.476) 1.979** (0.432)
  Think AD is fatal 1.112 (0.117) 1.332 (0.302) 1.271 (0.346) 0.758 (0.204) 1.329 (0.316) 0.907 (0.196)
  "Excellent/Good/Very Good" health status 0.972 (0.125) 0.814 (0.261) 0.969 (0.352) 1.028 (0.308) 1.016 (0.306) 0.923 (0.231)
Measures of perceived costs and benefits       
  Marital status of respondent 0.963 (0.113) 1.445 (0.397) 1.383 (0.428) 0.601 (0.191) 1.393 (0.382) 0.641* (0.142)
  Expect paid caregiver to be primary caretaker if develop AD 1.277* (0.146) 0.936 (0.228) 1.991* (0.561) 1.893+ (0.650) 1.359 (0.327) 1.001 (0.224)
  Believe an effective AD treatment is available now or will be in five years 1.064 (0.118) 1.090 (0.276) 0.920 (0.251) 1.196 (0.339) 1.057 (0.242) 1.173 (0.277)
Age of respondent       
  30 to 49 1.019 (0.165) 1.558 (0.578) 2.491+ (1.370) 1.476 (0.595) 0.544+ (0.189) 0.677 (0.221)
  50 to 64 1.573** (0.270) 1.291 (0.563) 3.494* (2.077) 3.649** (1.529) 0.827 (0.329) 1.291 (0.417)
  65 to 74 1.702** (0.345) 2.670* (1.241) 2.762 (1.887) 2.865* (1.411) 0.966 (0.443) 1.322 (0.510)
  75 to 85+ 1.465 (0.352) 3.191* (1.757) 2.704 (1.741) 1.452 (0.969) 0.584 (0.395) 1.237 (0.518)
Gender       
  Female 1.180 (0.123) 1.035 (0.241) 0.944 (0.261) 1.342 (0.358) 1.090 (0.245) 1.247 (0.268)
Educational Attainment       
  Middle education 1.112 (0.144) 0.882 (0.270) 0.800 (0.264) 1.491 (0.460) 1.476 (0.412) 0.902 (0.238)
  High education 0.846 (0.109) 0.853 (0.261) 0.576+ (0.182) 0.813 (0.267) 0.976 (0.279) 0.943 (0.236)
Country of Residence       
  Germany 0.838 (0.147)      
  Poland 1.568** (0.271)      
  Spain 1.463* (0.235)      
  United States 1.208 (0.192)      
Measure of Psychological Status       
  Would see doctor if showing symptoms of AD 1.440 (0.341) 0.903 (0.407) 1.055 (0.569) 1.695 (0.844) 3.711+ (2.857) 1.398 (0.631)
Observations 2357 494 423 419 436 585
Wald test 110.47 33.44 23.48 50.6 21.13 34.21
P-value 0 0.007 0.102 0 0.174 0.005
  1. +P < 0.10,* P < 0.05,** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001. Table displays adjusted odds ratios and standard errors in parentheses. Country-level sample sizes are reduced due to missing data. Reference groups, in order of the categories displayed in the table are: Ages 18 to 29; Low Education; France