Skip to main content

Table 3 Mean scores for willingness to participate in biobanks and its predictors

From: Determinants of the willingness to participate in biobanking among Malaysian stakeholders in the Klang Valley

Dimension Mean score ± Standard deviation Interpretation
Engagement *4.50 ± 2.25 *Moderate
Trust in key players 4.89 ± 1.06 Moderate
Attitudes towards technology 4.47 ± 1.24 Moderate
Religiosity 6.12 ± 1.23 High
Perceived benefits 4.65 ± 1.13 Moderate
Issues of data and specimen protection 4.33 ± 0.93 Moderate
Religious acceptance 4.21 ± 1.29 Moderate
Willingness to participate 4.10 ± 1.25 Moderate
  1. 1–2.99: low, 3.00–5.00: moderate, 5.01–7.00: high; *0–3.33: low, 3.34–6.66: moderate, 6.67–10: high