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Table 6 Bupropion: direct, indirect, and total effects on beliefs and intentions

From: General practitioners' beliefs about effectiveness and intentions to prescribe smoking cessation medications: qualitative and quantitative studies

Outcome variable Predictor variable Effects a
   Direct Indirect Total
Intention to prescribe bupropion
SMC = 0.37, 95% CI: .29 to .45, p < .01. f 2 = 0.59
Perceived effectiveness .19*** .14*** .32***
  Perceived cost-effectiveness .22*** - .22***
  Concerns about side-effects -.30*** - -.30***
  Perceived danger -.13** -17*** -.31**
Perceived cost-effectiveness
SMC = 0.33, 95% CI: .22 to .44, p < .01.
Perceived effectiveness .61*** - .61***
Concerns about side-effects
SMC = 0.30, 95% CI: .22 to .38, p < .01.
Perceived danger .58*** - .58***
  1. Notes: aunstandardised coefficients, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01.