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Table 4 Regression analyses for the three disclosure behaviours.

From: Which factors explain variation in intention to disclose a diagnosis of dementia? A theory-based survey of mental health professionals

Behaviour Model Predictor variables Standardised regression coefficient R2 (%)
Explore what patient already knows or suspects (n = 373) TPB constructs Subjective norm 0.424 23.5***
   Perceived behavioural control 0.161 4.0***
   Emotional attitude 0.094 1.1*
   Attitude 0.098 0.8*
   Total R 2   29.4
  SCT constructs Self efficacy 0.417 22.0***
   Outcome expectancies 0.158 2.2**
   Total R 2   24.2
  Team variables Rely on colleagues 0.384 13.1***
   Perceived role 0.140 1.2**
   Number of professional groups -0.113 1.2*
   Total R 2   15.5
  Combined constructs Subjective norm 0.334 23.5***
   Perceived behavioural control 0.213 4.0***
   Perceived reliability of colleagues 0.252 4.6***
   Outcome expectancies 0.145 1.9**
   Number of professional groups responsible for behaviour -0.128 1.6**
   Total R 2   35.6
Use explicit terminology (n = 366) TPB constructs Subjective norm 0.407 38.8***
   Attitude 0.374 13.1***
   Emotional attitude 0.143 1.8***
   Total R 2   53.7
  SCT constructs Outcome expectancies 0.470 40.1***
   Self efficacy 0.316 7.4***
   Total R 2   47.5
  Team variables Rely on colleagues 0.566 37.6***
   Perceived role 0.220 4.6***
   Total R 2   42.2
  Combined constructs Outcome expectancies 0.422 40.1***
   Perceived reliability of colleagues 0.284 15.8***
   Subjective norm 0.183 3.7***
   Self efficacy 0.154 1.8***
   Perceived role 0.127 1.3***
   Emotional attitude -0.133 0.8**
   Total R 2   63.5
Explore what diagnosis means to patient (n = 371) TPB constructs Subjective norm 0.434 36.4***
   Perceived behavioural control 0.389 12.2***
   Total R2   48.6
  SCT constructs Self efficacy 0.470 29.4***
   Outcome expectancies 0.149 1.7**
   Total R2   31.1
  Team variables Rely on colleagues 0.349 10.8***
   Perceived role 0.269 7.2***
   Total R2   18.0
  Combined constructs Subjective norm 0.334 36.3***
   Perceived behavioural control 0.296 12.3***
   Self efficacy 0.161 1.9***
   Perceived role 0.127 1.2**
   Perceived reliability of colleagues 0.109 1.0**
   Total R2   52.7
  1. p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001. These significance levels are associated with the increase in R2 as explanatory variables are added incrementally to the regression models.