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Table 5 Multiple linear regression analyses of the CSDS scores

From: Development and validation of the cancer symptoms discrimination scale: a cross-sectional survey of students in Yunnan, China

Variables Regression coefficient Standard error Standardized regression coefficient t P
Constant term 6.345 0.823 7.709 <0.001
Gender −0.552 0.180 −0.051 −3.065 0.002
Major 0.289 0.064 0.075 4.537 <0.001
Current education degree −0.598 0.102 −0.099 −5.859 <0.001
Guardian’s highest record of education −0.211 0.073 −0.048 −2.880 0.004
Self-rated health 0.568 0.160 0.060 3.551 <0.001
History of care for cancer patients −0.877 0.317 −0.045 −2.769 0.006
Family relationship 0.510 0.220 0.039 2.317 0.021
Ways of cancer knowledge acquisition 1.267 0.156 0.134 8.110 <0.001
Understanding depth of acquired cancer knowledge 0.528 0.134 0.067 3.948 <0.001
Degree of cancer fear −1.123 0.158 −0.118 −7.121 <0.001
Perception of whether cancer is contagious 0.371 0.101 0.061 3.683 <0.001