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Table 7 Regression analysis of antecedents of DHPB.

From: Factors influencing consumer dietary health preventative behaviours

  Positive diet action Negative diet action Alcohol moderation Food label use
Health Motivation active 0.11* 0.22** 0.11** 0.16**
Health Motivation passive 0.09*   0.07+  
Perceived Diet Effectiveness 0.16** 0.24**   
Nutrition Knowledge (KNS) 0.11*   0.08++ 0.31**
Nutrition Knowledge (KNO) 0.09*    
Age   0.14**   -0.08+
Education 0.07+    0.11**
Perceived Threat of disease -0.14** -0.10*   
Perceived Barriers    -0.11++  
Self-reported financial status     0.13**
N 435 457 468 430
R2 0.12 0.18 0.05 0.20
Mean VIF 1.05 1.04 1.02 1.11
  1. Notes: Only significant standardised predictors are reported. All univariate tests are significant. ** p < .01; * p < .05; ++ p < .10; +p < .15
  2. Source: derived from authors survey data