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Table 1 Operational definitions of variables

From: Exploring critical factors influencing physicians’ acceptance of mobile electronic medical records based on the dual-factor model: a validation in Taiwan

Variable Operation definition Reference
Behavior Intention (BI) The strength of a physician's intention to use MEMR. Davis et al. 1989 [5]; Davis 1989 [52]
Perceived Usefulness (PU) The extent to which a physician believes that using a MEMR would enhance their care performance. Davis et al. 1989 [5]; Davis 1989 [52]
Perceived Ease of Use(PEOU) The extent to which a physician believes that using MEMR would be free of effort. Davis et al. 1989 [5] Davis 1989 [52]
Perceived Threat(PT) The extent to which a physician believes that using the MEMR would decrease their control over the conditions, processes, procedures, or content of their care work. Walter & Lopez 2008 [15]
Perceived Mobility(PM) The extent to which a physician can access MEMR at any time and from anywhere. Zhou 2012 [43]