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Table 3 The frequency of statements with positive or negative directionality. Summary of test statistics The table summarizes the results of ANOVA with the frequency of evaluative statements as dependent variable and Decision, Direction and Information as independent variables. F-values are given with the results of significance tests within parentheses.

From: GPs' decisions on drug treatment for patients with high cholesterol values: A think-aloud study

  Case
Statistical effects IS GM TW SH AR PU
Decision .73 (ns) 1.86 (ns) .87 (ns) * .01 (ns) .01 (ns)
Direction 10.54 (<.01) 3.98 (.06) 6.09 (<.05) 7.39 (<.01) .84 (ns) 8.31 (<.01)
Information 7.03 (<.01) 16.80 (<.01) 11.17 (<.01) 1.99 (.09) 5.87 (<.01) 11.15 (<.01)
Decision × Direction 2.55 (ns) .69 (ns) 7.89 (<.05) * 12.65 (<.01) 2.42 (ns)
Direction × Information 6.40 (<.01) 5.78 (<.01) 4.57 (.01) 2.18 (.07) 6.28 (<.01) 12.90 (<.01)
Decision × Information 2.06 (<.09) .61 (ns) .74 (ns) * 4.38 (<.01) 1.15 (ns)
Decision × Direction × Information 1.54 (ns) .85 (ns) 2.18 (ns) * 3.05 (<.05) 1.09 (ns)