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Table 3 Effects of TPB variables and individual and organisation characteristics on professionals' intention to use clinical guidelines--ordinary least squares models

From: Healthcare professionals' intentions to use clinical guidelines: a survey using the theory of planned behaviour

  Overall model Physicians model Nurses model Others model
Variables B t-test   B t-test   B t-test   B t-test  
Constant 0.84 2.07 * 1.15 1.26   0.98 2.03 * 1.96 1.50  
Attitude 0.26 6.15 *** 0.24 3.11 ** 0.27 5.18 *** 0.15 1.16  
Subjective norm 0.34 7.13 *** 0.27 2.67 ** 0.33 5.71 *** 0.48 3.02 **
Perceived behaviour control 0.34 5.94 *** 0.45 3.82 *** 0.28 3.99 *** 0.35 2.03 *
Gender -0.01 -0.09   0.01 0.05   0.09 0.38   -0.07 -0.12  
Age -0.01 -1.62   -0.01 -1.19   -0.00 -0.54   -0.03 -1.84  
Primary care 0.9 0.93   -0.40 -2.34 * 0.20 1.74   0.30 0.97  
KLa -0.32 -1.89   0.07 0.16   -0.24 -1.14   -0.71 -1.63  
NSa -0.18 -1.11   0.45 1.10   -0.21 -1.03   -0.55 -1.33  
Nurse_dummyb 0.34 2.70 **          
Physician_dummyb 0.52 3.25 **          
n 637   122   435   78  
R square 0.37   0.52   0.36   0.39  
Adjusted R 0.36   0.48   0.34   0.32  
F 37.41 *** 15.13 *** 29.73 *** 5.56 ***
  1. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05
  2. a Kymenlaakso (KL) and Northern-Savo (NS) hospital districts: dummy variables, with the Central-Finland hospital district (CF) as a reference group.
  3. bThe other profession group was a reference group in the overall model.