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Table 4 Main effect difference and differences in theoretical variables between medical specialties

From: From recommendation to action: psychosocial factors influencing physician intention to use Health Technology Assessment (HTA) recommendations

Theoretical variable Ophthalmology (n = 35) Mean (sd) Orthopaedic surgery (n = 61) Mean (sd) F-test for univariate difference (df) p value*
Intention 3.59 (± 1.13) 3.49 (± .87) F = 0.23 (1, 94) 0.63
Attitudinal beliefs 3.68 (± .65) 3.23 (± .72) F = 9.50 (1, 94) 0.003
Personal normative beliefs 3.38 (± 1.14) 2.91 (± .77) F = 5.80 (1, 94) 0.018
Social normative beliefs 3.38 (± .80) 2.97 (± .74) F = 6.43 (1, 94) 0.013
Facilitating conditions 4.26 (± .75) 3.59 (± 1.15) F = 9.45 (1, 94) 0.003
Habit 2.75 (± 1.24) 2.31 (± .96) F = 3.75 (1, 94) 0.056
Hotelling's Trace = 0.336 [F (6, 89) = 4.98; p < 0.0001]
  1. * Considered significant at p < 0.05