TABLE 3

General Linear Modeling Results and Effect Sizes

How Supportive Are You of Health Departments Doing These Blood Tests on All New Infants?Do You Think It Is Alright That These Tests Are Done Without Permission From the Parents?How Concerned Would You Be If Health Departments Saved the Leftover Blood Samples From Infants After the Testing Is Done?
Mean ± SD response 1.45 ± 0.712.58 ± 1.182.60 ± 1.15
1–4 Likert scale anchors (% responses)1: Very (64.5)
2: Somewhat (29)
3: Somewhat not (3.5)
4: Not (3)1: Definitely (25.5)
2: Probably (24)
3: Probably not (18)
4: Definitely not (32)1: Not at all (25)
2: Only a little (20)
3: Somewhat (25)
4: Very (30)
FβFβFβ
NBS education11.05***−0.135.30*−0.1561.52***−0.51
Survey method (baseline = KN)2.031.884.48*
 Focus groups1.89−0.16
 Telephone/paper7.72**−0.24
Age0.260.001.770.001.170.00
Female44.16***−0.184.82*−0.100.42−0.03
Hispanic0.24−0.023.770.144.30*0.14
Race (baseline = white)1.892.3711.41***
 Black/African American29.78***0.30
 Native American4.14*0.21
 Asian/other1.07−0.09
Mountain Region1.31−0.040.04−0.010.200.03
Mother with young child1.12−0.050.260.046.71**−0.20
Parent14.26***−0.120.27−0.030.110.02
Income0.000.002.21−0.021.09−0.01
Education12.17***−0.034.41*−0.038.61**−0.04
  • F, F test statistic; β, unstandardized regression coefficient; –, not significant.

  • * P < .05;

  • ** P < .01;

  • *** P < .001.