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Table 3 Observed correlates and effects of, or expectancies from, the integration of screening programmes into breast centres according to clinical leads (n = 74)

From: Integrating mammography screening programmes into specialist breast centres in Italy: insights from a national survey of Senonetwork breast centres

UTAUT model construct
Observed correlates and effects (or expectancies)
Mean (standard error)a P valueb
Breast centres collaborating with screening (n = 62) Breast centres not collaborating with screening (n = 12)
Performance expectancy
 The integration makes (or I expect it makes) me more confident of the clinical quality of patient care 93.4 (1.80) 57.6 (11.58) 0.000
 The integration makes (or I expect it makes) me more confident of patient convenience (service timeliness, etc.) 95.7 (1.59) 65.5 (10.68) 0.000
 The integration eases (or I expect it eases) my job 83.0 (3.25) 65.1 (9.61) 0.039
 The integration offers (or I expect it offers) better opportunities for my professional growth 73.7 (3.73) 56.6 (10.40) 0.079
Effort expectancy
 It is easy (or I expect it is easy) to acquire the management skills needed for the integration 55.3 (3.50) 53.8 (9.86) 0.87
 Managing the integration does not cost (or I expect it does not cost) me extra working time 42.7 (3.86) 36.3 (6.59) 0.50
Social influence
 Do your colleagues think that the integration is important? 85.7 (2.61) 71.3 (11.41) 0.065
 Does local health authority think that the integration is important? 76.2 (3.55) 66.0 (10.17) 0.27
Facilitating conditions
 Has local health authority made (or will it make) available to you the resources needed for the integration? 42.5 (4.38) 51.9 (10.91) 0.40
 Has local health authority enabled (or will it enable) you to acquire the management skills needed for the integration? 51.5 (4.37) 47.8 (10.21) 0.74
 Has local health authority developed (or will it develop) an official protocol for the management of breast cancer? 71.3 (4.25) 62.7 (11.58) 0.43
Propensity to use
 Are you inclined to handling the integration personally? 92.7 (2.16) 82.5 (8.53) 0.10
 Are you inclined to keep on handle the integration personally and with conviction? 92.6 (16.52) NA  
Satisfaction and motivation
 The integration makes (or I expect it makes) my working environment more stimulating 85.1 (2.54) 66.8 (10.56) 0.015
 The integration makes (or I expect it makes) my working environment more satisfactory 84.2 (2.55) 60.5 (10.42) 0.002
Control variables
 No. of years of professional experience 28.4 (1.01) 27.9 (2.03) 0.84
 No. of working years at the breast centre 15.7 (1.11) 13.3 (2.53) 0.39
 Age (years) 58.1 (0.92) 55.5 (1.94) 0.24
 Gender (female) 0.52 (0.06) 0.42 (0.15) 0.51
  1. UTAUT Unified theory of acceptance and use of technology
  2. aThe opinions of the breast centre clinical leads were expressed as scores from 0 to 100
  3. bEquality-of-means test