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Table 3 Variable Importance

From: Consent to data linkage in a large online epidemiological survey of 18–23 year old Australian women in 2012–13

VariablesImportanceValidation ImportanceRatio of Validation Importance to Training Importance
Area of residence1.00001.00001.0000
Incentive and data linkage information0.44350.51301.1566
Recruitment method0.35640.41221.1566
Managing on available income0.33240.38441.1566
  1. Other potential explanatory variables with lower scores of importance were not included in this table