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Table 4 Important future agenda and their predictors

From: Public appraisal of government efforts and participation intent in medico-ethical policymaking in Japan: a large scale national survey concerning brain death and organ transplant

Agenda Yes/No: numbers (%) Predictors of respondents who selected the items: selected independent variables (odds ratio + sd, p-value, 95% CI) Model peudo-R2 (p-value)
More disclosure Yes: 695 (69.6)
No: 304 (30.4)
Education (1.178 + 0.060, 0.001, 1.065 - 1.302)
KnowGovtEfforts (1.629 + 0.112, 0.000, 1.424 - 1.865)
FirstAttentionPeriod (0.873 + 0.049, 0.016, 0.782 - 0.975)
0.104 (0.000)
More citizen opinion Yes: 423 (42.3)
No: 576 (57.7)
KnowGovtEfforts (1.267 + 0.061, 0.000, 1.153 - 1.393) 0.021 (0.000)
More patients' opinion Yes: 696 (69.7)
No: 303 (30.3)
Age (0.853 + 0.048, 0.005, 0.764 - 0.952)
Sex (1.593 + 0.257, 0.004, 1.161 - 2.186)
KnowGovtEfforts (1.443 + 0.088, 0.000, 1.280 - 1.627)
0.064 (0.000)
More experts' opinion Yes: 565 (56.6)
No: 434 (43.4)
Age (1.122 + 0.056, 0.020, 1.018 - 1.236)
KnowGovtEfforts (1.392 + 0.073, 0.000, 1.255 - 1.543)
0.038 (0.000)
More gov't opinion Yes: 9 (0.9)
No: 990 (99.1)
Age (2.337 + 0.836, 0.018, 1.160 - 4.712) 0.098 (0.006)
More time Yes: 211 (21.1)
No: 788 (78.9)
Age (1.214 + 0.077, 0.002, 1.071 - 1.375)
Health condition (1.686 + 0.247, 0.000, 1.265 - 2.246)
KnowGovtEfforts (1.255 + 0.073, 0.000, 1.119 - 1.407)
0.043 (0.000)
More Speedy process Yes: 205 (20.5)
No: 794 (79.5)
Age (0.880 + 0.052, 0.030, 0.784 - 0.988)
OpinionFormationPeriod (0.875 + 0.046, 0.011, 0.789 - 0.969)
KnowGovtEfforts (1.243 + 0.071, 0.000, 1.112 - 1.391)
0.034 (0.000)
Status quo Yes: 12 (1.2)
No: 987 (98.8)
KnowGovtEfforts (0.182 + 0.093, 0.001, 0.067 - 0.494) 0.199 (0.000)
  1. Possible explanatory (independent) variables for stepwise logistic regression analysis: KnowGovtEfforts, Age, Sex, Education, Occupation, Hospitalization, CurrentHealthCondition, FirstAttentionPeriod, OpinionFormationPeriod, KnowDonorCard, Appraisal score, and Participation intent.