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Table 2 Means, standard deviations, and bivariate correlations for the diagnose/treat and increase understanding TPB variables (attitude, subjective norm, PBC), perceived risk, group norm, intention and behaviour

From: Predictive modelling: parents’ decision making to use online child health information to increase their understanding and/or diagnose or treat their child’s health

Variable 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Mean SD
1. Age - .14** .05 .15** .17** .04 -.06 .17** -.13* .09 -.13* -.13* -.15* 34.96 5.73
2. Number of children .14** - .09 -.08 -.13* .14** .08 .10 .02 -.08 .05 .04 -.04 - -
3. Medical background .05 .09 - .03 .18*** -.11* -.08 -.08 -.01 -.03 -.02 -.13* -.10 - -
4. Employment .15** -.08 .03 - .16** -.01 -.08 -.06 -.13* .13* -.00 -.10 -.09 - -
5. Education .17** -.13* .18*** .16** - -.21*** -.02 -.00 -.03 -.02 .08 .02 .02 - -
6. Hours/wk Internet .04 .14** -.11* -.01 -.21*** - .07 .07 .15** -.09 .08 .13* .01 15.74 12.71
7. Attitude -.06 .14** -.08 -.04 .00 .19*** - .55*** .35*** -.55*** .25*** .64*** .13 6.47 0.80
8. Subjective norm .03 .14** -.05 -.05 .00 .16** .71*** - .52*** -.48*** .42*** .77*** .28*** 5.56 1.10
9. PBC -.03 .10 .02 .02 -.01 .11* .42*** .45*** - -.41*** .26*** .63*** .15* 6.11 0.85
10. Risk -.06 -.14** -.02 .08 -.02 -.16** -.72*** -.69*** -.41*** - -.17** -.57*** -.10 2.18 1.16
11. Group norm .04 .10 .05 .04 .02 .11* .58*** .70*** .36*** -.53*** - .41*** .15* 5.53 1.26
12. Intention .02 .09 -.13* -.04 -.04 .21*** .78*** .82*** .46*** -.71*** .64*** - .36*** 5.94 1.04
13. Behaviour -.08 .02 -.13 -.05 .01 .04 .31*** .37*** .16** -.26*** .26*** .34*** - 3.72 2.14
Mean 34.96 - - - - 15.74 4.34 3.98 5.17 3.70 4.40 4.12 2.48   
SD 5.73 - - - - 12.71 1.65 1.42 1.18 1.51 1.53 1.55 1.60   
  1. Note. Correlations below the diagonal relate to diagnose/treat. Correlations above the diagonal relate to increase understanding.
  2. Note. Mean scores on 7-point scales (1–7; higher scores stronger agreement, more important). Note. PBC = perceived behavioural control.
  3. *p < .05. **p < .01. ***p < .001.