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Table 5 The influence of overall religiosity on the intercept and slope of problem gambling severity, by gender (n = 4120)

From: The protective role of religiosity against problem gambling: findings from a five-year prospective study

  Males (n = 1867) Females (n = 2253)
  Intercept Slope Intercept Slope
  Effect p Effect p Effect p Effect p
Religiosity total score −0.17 <0.001 −0.002 0.97 −0.13 <0.001 −0.004 0.93
Religious affiliationa
 Atheist/Agnostic (ref.)
 Catholic 0.28 0.01 −0.15 0.45 0.49 <0.001 −0.15 0.51
 Protestant 0.14 0.15 −0.22 0.21 0.41 <0.001 −0.09 0.67
 Other −0.05 0.71 −0.11 0.63 0.05 0.71 −0.09 0.71
 Prefer not to say 0.23 0.10 −0.46 0.07 0.38 0.005 −0.25 0.33
Age −0.01 0.004 0.01 0.01 0.001 0.51 0.01 0.10
Education −0.15 <0.001 0.02 0.63 −0.14 <0.001 0.06 0.22
Household income 0.07 0.06 −0.05 0.43 0.01 0.75 0.11 0.11
Marital status
 Never married (ref.)
 Married or common law −0.33 <0.001 0.45 0.005 −0.19 0.03 0.43 0.01
 Divorced or separated or widowed −0.05 0.66 0.15 0.46 −0.15 0.14 0.48 0.01
  1. a See Additional file 2: Table S2 for contrasts between all levels of religious affiliation