Table 5

Results of stepwise linear regression on ‘anxiety’ with categorical predictors

ResponsePredictor(s)βTP value
AnxietyGender: Male−0.42−3.67<0.01
Base level: gender=other;
Age=35 or over;
Financial status=no change;
Gender: Female−0.32−2.93<0.01
Age: 18–240.152.98<0.01
Age: 25–340.091.560.12
Financial Status: a lot more stressful0.4711.43<0.01
Financial Status: somehow more stressful0.184,29<0.01
Financial Status: somehow less stressful0.131.320.19
Financial Status: a lot less stressful0.060.490.63