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Table 3 Main association test, action theory tests and conceptual theory testsa

From: What are the working mechanisms of a web-based workplace sitting intervention targeting psychosocial factors and action planning?

Main association test: association between intervention and workplace sitting
  τ (SE) 95% CI p
  −1.105 (0.376) −1.871, −0.404* 0.002
Action theory tests: association between intervention and potential mediators
Potential mediators α (SE) 95% CI p
 Knowledge 0.132 (0.062) 0.006, 0.252* 0.040
 Attitudes 0.030 (0.083) −0.112, 0.197 0.724
 Self-efficacy −0.044 (0.112) −0.259, 0.176 0.680
 Social support 0.230 (0.192) −0.152, 0.622 0.231
 Intention −0.325 (0.174) −0.667, 0.023 0.059
Conceptual theory tests: association between potential mediators and workplace sitting
Potential mediators β (SE) 95% CI p
 Knowledge −0.327 (0.469) −1.262, 0.599 0.466
 Attitudes −0.569 (0.340) −1.263, 0.040 0.097
 Self-efficacy 0.044 (0.237) −0.443, 0.503 0.845
 Social support −0.100 (0.165) −0.417, 0.196 0.563
 Intention 0.091 (0.217) −0.384, 0.497 0.657
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. aadjusted for the cluster variable, age, gender, education, work hours, work duration, BMI, walking, moderate physical activity, vigorous physical activity, respective baseline value; coefficients results from analyses on the transformed sitting outcome
  3. * p < 0.05
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