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Table 4 Main Results From the Stepwise Linear Regression Analyses

From: Why patients want to take or refuse to take antibiotics: an inventory of motives

Criterion Predictors β t F p R
Appropriate Prescription 9.99 .001 .21
  Gender .16 3.40   .001  
Number of children −.13 2.67 .01
Protective Device 13.48 .001 .18
  Change of Treatment .18 3.67   .001  
Enjoyment 8.99 .001 .25
  Number of Prescriptions .15 2.99   .003  
Age −.14 2.92 .003
Resistance −.10 2.10 .04
Work Imperative 7.64 .001 .23
  Change of Treatment .13 2.52   .02  
Gender .13 2.75 .005
Number of Prescriptions .09 1.71 .09
Secondary Gains 12.99 .001 .17
  Age .17 3.60   .001  
Bacterial Resistance 18.30 .001 .34
  Resistance .27 5.69   .001  
Inefficacy .14 3.00 .001
Generally Useless −.13 2.78 .01
Self-Defense 7.53 .001 .27
  Resistance .22 4.67   .001  
Inefficacy .13 2.68 .01
Lack of Trust 13.42 .001 .25
  Resistance .18 3.67   .001  
Inefficacy .15 3.13 .001