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Table 9 Regression analysis of RANAS psychosocial determinants explaining the intention not to touch someone who might be suffering from Ebola

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 Literacy   .011
Wealth .32 (.19) .037
Risk factors Vulnerability 2.38 (1.35) −.050
Severity 4.51 (0.65) .124***
Health knowledge 19.55 (4.65) .132***
Risk touching 4.08 (0.91) .210***
Attitude factor Response belief 4.20 (0.78) .121**
Self-regulation factors Control not to touch 4.07 (0.79) .132***
Additional factors 1 Not a nice person   −.216***
2 A crazy person   −.010
3 Not a helping person   −.067*
4 A selfish person   −.040
  1. Notes. *p ≤ .05, **p ≤ .01, ***p ≤ .001. Adjusted R 2 = .275. N = 1075
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