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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of all model variables (n = 182)

From: The costs outweigh the benefits: seeing side-effects online may decrease adherence to statins

Variables Mean SD Min - Max
Decision to recommend taking statin (yes = 1) .41   0–1
Exposure to information about
 Side effects .21 .68 −1.81 – 2.99
 Benefits .26 .52 −.88–2.23
 Management .18 .67 −.92–4.41
 Misinformation .28 .55 −.83–2.48
Income level 5.56 1.86 1–10
  Count (%)   
Gender of relative
 Female 135 (74%)   
Sample Demographics
 Female 132 (73%)   
Ethnicity
 Asian 71 (39%)   
 Latinx 42 (23%)   
 European American/White 30 (16%)   
 Other 39 (22%)   
Born in U.S. 134 (74%)   
English language spoken at home 102 (56%)