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Table 4 Results of mediation analyses

From: Factors associated with using the internet for medical information based on the doctor-patient trust model: a cross-sectional study

Paths a b c’ a*b 95% CI of a*b c R2
1.Personal trust tendency→Online patient trust→Patient's behavior tendency 0.392 0.678 0.030 0.266 (0.185, 0.345) 0.296 0.765
2.Hospital credibility→Online patient trust→Patient's behavior tendency 0.402 0.630 0.059 0.253 (0.210, 0.295) 0.312 0.772
3.Doctor's credibility→Online patient trust→Patient's behavior tendency 0.507 0.585 0.088 0.296 (0.251, 0.345) 0.385 0.557
4.Website credibility→Online patient trust→Patient’s behavior tendency 0.454 0.629 0.058 0.285 (0.239, 0.335) 0.344 0.770