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Table 4 Results of the proposed hypotheses test

From: Social distancing intentions to reduce the spread of COVID-19: The extended theory of planned behavior

Hypothesis Path Coefficient (β-value) t-statistic p-value Results
H1: ATT → INT −0.004 0.068 0.945 Not Supported
H2: SN → INT 0.265 4.575 0.000* Supported
H3: PBC → INT 0.234 4.625 0.000* Supported
H4: RP → ATT 0.207 4.717 0.000* Supported
H5: RP → SN 0.276 6.333 0.000* Supported
H6: RP → PBC 0.216 5.418 0.000* Supported
H7: Media → RP 0.116 3.177 0.001* Supported
H8: Media → ATT 0.083 2.324 0.020** Supported
H9: Media → SN 0.072 2.158 0.031** Supported
H10: Media→ PBC 0.016 0.405 0.685 Not Supported
  1. ATT Attitude, INT Intention, PBC Perceived behavior control, RP Risk perception, SN Social norm. Significance level: * p < 0.001, ** p < 0.05