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Table 3 ERGM results––factors associated with formation and maintenance of advice-seeking ties

From: Advice-seeking during implementation: a network study of clinicians participating in a learning collaborative

Characteristic Feature of General advice-seeking Specific advice-seeking
  est se est se
Expertise quality (H1)
 Senior lead Advice source 0.321 (0.301) 0.187 (0.370)
 Supervisor Advice source 0.822* (0.226) 1.092* (0.223)
 Faculty expert Advice source 4.185* (0.305) 4.242* (0.305)
 Prior training Advice source 0.146 (0.210) 0.170 (0.193)
 Alter higher experience Dyad 0.245 (0.234) 0.644* (0.208)
Accessibility (H2)
 Same agency Dyad 2.818* (0.249) 2.683* (0.273)
 Same cohort Dyad 0.265 (0.194) 0.256 (0.215)
 Same field Dyad 0.329* (0.166) 0.372* (0.187)
Expertise need (H3)
 Senior leader Advice seeker − 0.381 (0.306) − 0.288 (0.306)
 Supervisor Advice seeker − 0.072 (0.233) 0.075 (0.226)
 Prior training Advice seeker − 0.293 (0.174) − 0.200 (0.181)
 Experience Advice seeker 0.116 (0.098) 0.053 (0.106)
Existing relationships (H4)
 General ties lag Dyad 1.996* (0.244) 1.515* (0.259)
 Specific ties lag Dyad 0.817* (0.213) 1.379* (0.340)
 Reciprocity Dyad 2.083* (0.353) 1.213* (0.420)
 Transitivity Triad 0.624 (0.636) 0.991* (0.119)
 gwesp.alpha Triad 2.164* (0.149) 0.847* (0.115)
 3-cycles Triad − 0.988* (0.274) − 0.876* (0.266)
 Edges (density)   − 7.078* (0.497) − 6.887* (0.520)
  1. *p < .05