Table 2

Factors associated with knowledge, attitude and self-efficacy: multivariable linear regression models

VariablesFAQ 1 scoresKAOP scoresSelf-efficacy scores
β 95% CIP value β 95% CIP value β 95% CIP value
Gender
MaleRefRefRef
Female−0.081−1.646 to 0.1760.1020.110 −1.751 to 0.080 0.022 0.010−1.169 to 1.8130.812
Age (years)
30–39RefRefRef
40–490.109−0.143 to 1.3450.110−0.017−4.448 to 3.1050.7920.085−0.323 to 2.0130.141
≥50−0.011−0.951 to 0.6190.731−0.013−5.362 to 2.7500.534 0.215 0.139 to 1.027 0.003
Educational level
Junior high school or belowRefRefRef
 Secondary high school0.100−0.019 to 1.3910.0570.071−1.207 to 5.0780.1600.014−1.086 to 1.3310.771
 Bachelor’s degree or above 0.212 0.193 to 0.824 0.027 −0.023−4.021 to 2.7210.7400.031−1.310 to 1.6110.608
Working tenure (years)
1–3RefRefRef
4–6−0.006−0.601 to 0.5200.9230.093−0.379 to 4.0530.061−0.079−1.105 to 0.1290.065
≥7−0.051−1.231 to 0.4410.2900.130 −1.527 to 0.110 0.044 −0.058−1.146 to 0.3780.304
NH ownership
PublicRefRefRef
Private0.062−0.317 to 0.5700.413−0.041−1.427 to 1.1270.7840.067−0.408 to 1.0010.202
Workplace
UrbanRefRefRef
Rural0.062−0.065 to 0.7870.186−0.032−1.617 to 1.2110.063−0.013−0.873 to 0.7390.706
Employment type
Informal employeeRefRefRef
Formal employee0.119−0.135 to 1.0500.067 0.155 0.116 to 1.670 0.011 0.099−1.013 to 0.5390.089
Monthly income (¥)
<2000RefRefRef
2000–30000.023−0.361 to 0.6220.684−0.004−3.610 to 2.5780.9390.019−1.040 to 1.0810.736
>30000.036−0.742 to 1.2210.218 0.214 0.117 to 1.461 < 0.001 −0.003−1.930 to 1.3290.906
Prejob training
NoRefRefRef
Yes 0.193 0.081 to 1.169 0.043 0.046−1.311 to 4.3600.315 0.143 0.113 to 1.024 0.002
Health status of elderly
Complete disabilityRefRefRef
Partial disability0.004−1.002 to 0.8940.9170.114−1.885 to 8.4570.214 0.437 0.259 to 1.600 < 0.001
No disability0.011−1.069 to 1.0260.4100.084−2.931 to 7.7590.362 0.288 0.153 to 1.211 0.001
Interest in working with elderly
NoRefRefRef
Yes0.080−0.358 to 1.2300.122 0.141 0.088 to 1.508 0.039 0.154 0.114 to 1.015 0.012
Job satisfaction
Not satisfiedRefRefRef
Generally satisfied 0.345 0.223 to 1.875 < 0.001 0.079−1.293 to 3.1080.3230.052−1.103 to 2.4690.572
Very satisfied 0.322 0.210 to 1.283 < 0.001 0.098−1.108 to 3.2750.388 0.177 0.116 to 1.223 0.043
F 2.4780.0012.7440.0013.848<0.001
R2 0.1180.1220.161
Adjusted R2 0.1050.1090.155
  • Figures in bold indicate coefficients with statistical significance. 500 bootstrapping replications were used.

  • FAQ I, Facts on Aging Quiz I; KAOP, Kogan’s Attitude Towrads Old People Scale; NH, nursing home; Ref, reference.