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Table 6 The results of a multiple regression analysis based on age, gender, ethnicity, religion, and education of a random sample of 980 respondents

From: Ageing, dementia and society – an epistemological perspective

  Having a religion helps to alleviate the effects of dementia Having a religion reduces the probability of developing dementia in the future
  B (Unstandardised coefficient) β (Standardised coefficient) t -statistic B β t
Age 0.033 0.033 0.824 0.022 0.022 0.549
Gender −0.056 −0.024 −0.740 −0.095 −0.041 −1.274
Ethnic 0.017 0.012 0.374 −0.010 −0.008 −0.231
Religion −0.050 −0.256 −7.906*** −0.054 −0.278 −8.632***
Education 0.057 0.107 2.702** 0.026 0.050 1.263
  Multiple R=0.269   Multiple R=0.283  
  R2=0.072   R2=0.080  
  Adjusted R square=0.067 Adjusted R square=0.075
  F=14.724***   F=16.456***  
  1. The relationship between respondent age, gender, ethnicity, religion, and education, on the one hand, and participants' responses to each statement, on the other, is tested.
  2. **p<.01; ***p<.001.