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Table 7 Direct effects of the “Full path model” (standardized path coefficients of the model)

From: Analyzing the effects of barriers to and facilitators of medication adherence among patients with cardiometabolic diseases: a structural equation modeling approach

Predictors Criteria Hypothesesa Beta C.R. P Hypothesis supported?
H1-H10: Physician–patient relationship →  MedAd +   +  .48*** 4.21  < .001 Yes
MedAd – - -.01 -0.06 .952 No
Reservations - -.56*** -6.03  < .001 Yes
Fear of side effects - -.44*** -4.76  < .001 Yes
Individual decisions - -.47*** -4.82  < .001 Yes
Avoidance of drug side effects - -.22* -2.47 .013 Yes
Insecurity - -.52*** -6.22  < .001 Yes
Falsified patient information - -.37*** -4.50  < .001 Yes
Carelessness - -.22* -2.55 .011 Yes
Drug intake in public - -.28** -3.06 .002 Yes
H11-H20: SDMb →  MedAd +   +  -.06 -0.79 .429 No
MedAd – - -.04 -0.54 .591 No
Reservations - .20* 2.55 .011 No
Fear of side effects - .17* 2.02 .043 No
Individual decisions - .15 1.77 .077 No
Avoidance of drug side effects - .04 0.51 .613 No
Insecurity - .18*** 2.43  < .001 No
Falsified patient information - .10 1.32 .187 No
Carelessness - -.12 -1.53 .127 No
Drug intake in public - -.01 -0.12 .903 No
H21, H22: Reservations →  MedAd +  - .26* 2.10 .036 No
MedAd –  +  -.09 -0.72 .473 No
H23, H24: Fear of side effects →  MedAd +  - -.06 -0.56 .577 No
MedAd –  +  .07 0.60 .551 No
H25, H26: Individual decisions →  MedAd +  - -.03 -0.26 .794 No
MedAd –  +  .16 1.52 .129 No
H27, H28:Avoidance of drug side effects →  MedAd +  - -.02 -0.28 .781 No
MedAd –  +  -.05 -0.55 .579 No
H29, H30: Insecurity →  MedAd +  - .15 1.75 .079 No
MedAd –  +  .02 0.18 .858 No
H31, H32: Falsified patient information →  MedAd +  - .04 0.57 .570 No
MedAd –  +  .11 1.40 .161 No
H33, H34: Carelessness →  MedAd +  - -.17* -2.27 .023 Yes
MedAd –  +  .22** 2.70 .007 Yes
H35: Drug intake in public →  MedAd +  - .07 0.86 .392 No
MedAd –  +  -.02 -0.26 .797 No
  1. C.R. Critical ratio
  2. *p < 0.05
  3. **p < 0.01
  4. ***p < 0.001
  5. aSign of the assumed relationship
  6. bSDM Shared decision making; single item: "I have developed my treatment plan together with my physician"