Table 3—

Final logistic regression model predicting maternal efforts to prevent diabetes in the child*

Predictor variableβSEOdds ratioWald statistic
First-degree relative2.961.1519.346.66
Actual risk§−0.650.440.522.16
Perceived risk composite0.730.342.084.67
Anxiety composite0.730.322.075.14
Information seeking0.690.241.998.02
Wishful thinking2.471.0111.795.91
  • *

    * Maternal efforts to prevent diabetes are coded as “At least one reported prevention behavior = 1” and “No reported prevention behaviors = 0”;

  • coded as “Yes = 1” and “No = 0”;

  • P < 0.01;

  • §

    § coded as “Extremely high risk = 1,” “High risk = 1,” and “Moderate risk = 0”;

  • P < 0.05.