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Table 1 Constructs of interest and corresponding items

From: A survey-based study of factors that motivate nurses to protect the privacy of electronic medical records

Constructs (abbreviation) Items Measure
Perceived usefulness (PU) [14] PU1 Protecting EMRs privacy is beneficial to me
PU2 The advantages of protecting EMRs privacy outweigh the disadvantages
PU3 Protecting EMRs privacy will improve patients’ trust on hospitals
Perceived ease of protection (PEOP) [14] PEOP1 The instructions for protecting EMRs privacy is easy to follow
PEOP2 It is easy to learn how to protect EMRs privacy
PEOP3 It is easy to protect EMRs privacy
Compatibility (COM) [38] COM1 Protecting EMRs privacy fits into my work style
COM2 I think that protecting EMRs privacy fits well with the way I like to work
COM3 Protecting EMRs privacy is compatible with all aspects of my work
Peer influence (PI) [14] PI1 My friends would think that I should protect EMRs privacy
PI2 My colleagues would think that I should protect EMRs privacy
Superior influence (SI) [14] SI1 My superior would think that I should protect EMRs privacy
SI2 I will protect EMRs privacy because my superior asks for
Self-efficacy (SE) [14] SE1 I could easily protect EMRs privacy if I wanted to
SE2 I could protect EMRs privacy if there was no one around to tell me what to do as I go
SE3 I would feel comfortable in protecting EMRs privacy
Facilitating conditions (FC) [14] FC1 The equipment (computers, printers, etc.) for EMR systems is compatible with other hardware I use in hospital
FC2 The software for EMR systems is compatible with other software I use in hospital
FC3 I could use EMR systems to query patient’s medical records
Attitude (ATT) [38] ATT1 Protecting EMRs privacy is a good idea
ATT2 I think protecting EMRs privacy is a wise idea
ATT3 I like the idea of protecting EMRs privacy
ATT4 Protecting EMRs privacy is fun
Subjective norm (SN) [38] SN1 People who influence my behavior would think that I should protect EMRs privacy
SN2 People who are important to me would think that I should protect EMRs privacy
Perceived behavioral control (PBC) [38] PBC1 I would be able to protect EMRs privacy
PBC2 I have the knowledge necessary to protect EMRs privacy
PBC3 I have the resources necessary to protect EMRs privacy
Behavioral intention (BI) [38] BI1 I intend to protect EMRs privacy
BI2 I predict I would protect EMRs privacy
BI3 I plan to protect EMRs privacy