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Table 6 Results of logistic regression of "don't know" (DONTKNOW) and "not take the medication – don't know" (WRONG) answers on respondent demographic and health profile variables (n = 942)

From: Treatment decision-making and the form of risk communication: results of a factorial survey

  WRONG Answer DONTKNOW Answer
Variable B Exp(B) B Exp(B)
Sex -.176 .839 -.188 .828
Race     
African Americans -.408 .665 -.193 .824
Other non-white -.938 .391 -.539 .584
Hispanic .988* 2.687 -.546 .580
Health fair or poor -.538* .584 -.177 .838
No, only non-mainstream source health care .155 1.167 -.637 .529
Married or living with partner .126 1.134 -.017 .984
Where live     
Rural -.054 .947 .242 1.274
Small town -.303 .738 .426 1.531
Suburb -.503 .605 -.235 .791
Currently employed -.000 1.000 -.635* .530
Current smoker .445* 1.561 -.065 .937
Physically active -.197 .821 .354 1.425
Heavy drinker -.496 .609 .094 1.099
Age (in categories) .152** 1.164 .129 1.138
Level of education (in categories) .240** 1.273 .151 1.163
Children < 18 living in household .795** 2.214 .714* 2.042
Currently overweight or obese .062 1.064 .010 1.010
Constant -1.973**   -3.271**  
Chi-square =   66.806**   29.727*
df =   18   18
  1. * p < .05; ** p < .001