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Table 4 Nested regression analysis to explain intention to use e-Health (n = 834)

From: Determinants of the intention to use e-Health by community dwelling older people

  Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4 Final model
R2 .06 .32 .40 .40 .41
Change in R2   .26 .08 .00 .01
Sign of R2change <.001 <.001 <.001 .463 .001
Independent variables added Beta Beta Beta Beta Beta
Age      
- 57–61 (ref)      
- 62-66      
- 67-71      
- 72-77   -.06*    
Sex      
- Male (ref)      
- Female -.14*** -.06** -.05* -.05*  
Educational level      
- High (ref)      
- Medium . -.08**    
- Low -.20*** -.16*** -.06* -.06* .
Performance expectancy   .52*** .24*** .24*** .24***
Effort expectancy    .42*** .42*** .35***
Social influence      
Self-efficacy      .01**
  1. Dependent variable “intention to use e-Health” (1–5). Betas with a p value > = .10 are omitted.
  2. *p value < .10.
  3. **p value < .05.
  4. ***p value < .001.