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Table 7 Fixed and random parameters of the generalized trust multilevel models

From: Neighborhood differences in social capital in Ghent (Belgium): a multilevel approach

  Model 0 Model 1a Model 1b Model 2a Model 2b
  β (SE) β (SE) β (SE) β (SE) β (SE)
Fixed effects      
Constant 17.263 (0.292)*** 18.220 (0.427)*** 18.072 (0.318)*** 18.418 (0.450)***  
Level 1      
Female   −0.336 (0.400)   −0.333 (0.400)  
65 years or older   0.440 (0.514)   0.402 (0.517)  
Low education level   −1.356 (0.570)* −1.173 (0.541)* −1.275 (0.573)*  
Single   −0.425 (0.461)   −0.435 (0.463)  
Not Belgian   0.330 (0.652)   0.487 (0.664)  
Weak neighborhood attachment   −2.219 (0.466)*** −2.234 (0.459)*** −2.125 (0.471)***  
<5 years of residence   0.050 (0.468)   0.034 (0.474)  
Level 2      
Deprived neighborhood     −1.123 (0.791)  
Percentage of elderly     0.100 (0.299)  
Turnover     0.158 (0.363)  
Physical disorder     −0.018 (0.372)  
Random effects      
Level 1      
Constant 30.262 (1.596)*** 29.312 (1.553)*** 29.441 (1.557)*** 29.319 (1.554)***  
Level 2      
Constant 1.888 (0.783)* 1.454 (0.679)* 1.563 (0.703)* 1.244 (0.663)  
Intraclass correlation 0.059 0.047 0.050 0.041  
Log likelihood 4786,232 4713,448 4736,855 4710,668  
∆ Log likelihood (∆ df)   72,784 49,377 75,564  
P   < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001  
  1. Note: *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.
  2. Model 0: null model without level 1 and level 2 variables; Model 1a: model with only level 1 variables; Model 1b: parsimonious model with only level 1 variables; Model 2a: model with level 1 and level 2 variables; Model 2b: parsimonious model with level 1 and level 2 variables.