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Table 5 Sequential linear regression assessing association of independent variables with referral behaviour ª

From: What helps and hinders midwives in engaging with pregnant women about stopping smoking? A cross-sectional survey of perceived implementation difficulties among midwives in the North East of England

Independent variables B SE t Adjusted R 2
Model 1 .106
Length of time worked as a midwifeb .051 .159 .319  
Main place of workc –.843 .141 −6.002**  
Trained in smoking cessation –.139 .180 –.770  
Model 2 .199
Length of time worked as a midwifeb –.100 .152 –.658  
Main place of workc –.422 .149 −2.840*  
Trained in smoking cessation .082 .174 .470  
Propensity to act .851 .134 6.373**  
  1. B = beta; SE = standard error.
  2. a‘I always refer pregnant women who smoke to a stop-smoking service’; btwo groups: (1) 10 years or less or (2) more than 10 years; ctwo groups: (1) in the community or an integrated team or (2) in a fetal medicine unit, day assessment unit, antenatal clinic, inpatient ward or rotational.
  3. *p = .005; **p < .001.