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Table 3 Factors associated with the 13-item knowledge score oforal anticoagulation therapy (n = 345)

From: Safety relevant knowledge of orally anticoagulated patients without self-monitoring: a baseline survey in primary care

  Univariate Multivariate
Factor Effect (SE) p-value Effect (SE) p-value
Age (in years) −0.054 (0.1) <0.01 −0.044 (0.01) <0.001
Gender (women vs. men) −0.11 (0.23) 0.64 0.02 (0.23) 0.92
Education     
< 10 years education vs. ≥ 10 years education −0.68 (0.27) 0.01 −0.74 (0.26) 0.004
Self-rated knowledge
Good vs poor 2.47 (0.40) <0.001 2.29 (0.56) <0.01
Excellent vs poor 1.63 (0.42) 1.44 (0.45)
Moderate vs poor 1.24 (0.42) 1,06 (0.46)
history of OAT related complications none vs complications 0.04 (0.41) 0.93 −0.28 (0.39) 0.47
Fear of bleeding
  Fully agree vs disagree entirely −0.32 (0.33) 0.53 −0.12 (0.32) 0.51
  Agree vs disagree entirely 0.09 (0.35) 0.28 (0.34)
  Do not agree vs disagree entirely 0.026 (0.35) −0.13 (0.32)
  1. OAT oral anticoagulation therapy.