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Table 8 Regression analysis of RANAS psychosocial determinants explaining the intention to call the NEH and reporting a suspected Ebola case

From: Contextual and psychosocial factors predicting Ebola prevention behaviours using the RANAS approach to behaviour change in Guinea-Bissau

Factor group Contextual or psychosocial determinants M (SD) β
Context Age in years 37.50 (13.90) −.090***
  Wealth .31 (.20) .014
  Having a mobile phone   .035
Risk factors Vulnerability 2.47 (1.34) .017
Severity 4.46 (.68) .108***
Health knowledge 19.11 (4.88) .095***
Attitude factor Response belief 4.11 (0.81) .137***
Norm factors Others’ behaviour household 3.81 (1.13) .075*
Others’ behaviour village 3.17 (1.14) −.024
Others’ (dis)approval household 3.26 (.82) .126***
Others’ (dis)approval village 2.84 (1.12) −.027
Personal importance 4.06 (.73) .204***
Ability factors Action knowledge (Hotline number) n. a. .020
Confidence in performance 3.98 (1.01) .073**
Self-regulation factors Commitment 4.15 (.69) .162***
  1. Notes. *p ≤ .05, **p ≤ .01, ***p ≤ .001. Adjusted R 2 = .462. N = 979
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