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Table 4 Multiple regression analysis: modified ABS regressed on the predictor variables

From: Ethnic and adoption attitudes among Guatemalan University students

Predictor variables Modified ABS as criterion variable (N = 158)
B SE β
Ethnicity −0.10 0.09 −0.50
Ethnic Identity (MEIM-S) −0.62 0.53 −0.73
Ethnicity * MEIM-S 0.05 0.04 0.88
Social distance from Ladinos 0.03 0.03 0.07
Social distance from Indigenous 0.04 0.03 0.14
ALG 0.11 0.09 0.11
AIG 0.25 0.10 0.24*
R2    0.14
R2 adjusted    0.10
  1. Ethnicity measured on a continuous scale from 0 to 14 with higher numbers representing more Ladino identity, MEIM-S multigroup ethnic identity measure, short-form, ALG attitudes toward Ladinos of Guatemala, AIG attitudes toward Indigenous of Guatemala, Social distance higher numbers indicate less social distance
  2. p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001