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Table 2 Means of and differences in psychological factors between active and non-active recruiters

From: Which factors play a role in Dutch health promotion professionals’ decision to recruit actively primary schools to use a web-based smoking prevention programme?

Variable (scale) Total sample (n = 45) Active (n = 12) Non-active (n = 33) p-value*
ATTITUDE (agreement +2/-2) 0.70 0.92 0.60 0.02
I think….     
…it is important to offer smoking prevention programmes to primary schools. 1.57 1.36 1.64 0.19
…it is a job of the MHPO to offer smoking prevention programmes to primary schools. 1.02 1.45 0.88 0.04
…it is my task to offer smoking prevention programmes to primary schools. 0.41 1.27 0.12 0.01
…that our smoking prevention programmes yield positive results. 0.44 0.27 0.50 0.33
…the programme ‘Fun without Smokes’ is an effective smoking prevention programme for primary school students. 0.49 0.27 0.56 0.14
…the programme ‘Fun without Smokes’ is an improvement compared with the current smoking prevention programme for primary school students. 0.60 0.82 0.52 0.28
…I can integrate the ‘Fun without Smokes’ programme within the current methods of the MHPO. 0.58 1.00 0.44 0.08
…it is a disadvantage it takes 1 hour to complete the ‘Fun without Smokes’ questionnaire^. 0.42 0.64 0.34 0.34
…the ‘Fun without Smokes’ programme is too complex to use in our region^. 0.57 1.09 0.39 0.02
…it is an advantage that ‘Fun without Smokes’ is an online and out-of-school programme. 0.67 1.00 0.56 0.12
SOCIAL INFLUENCE (agreement +2/-2) <−0.01 0.18 −0.08 0.37
Do you get support when you carry out a smoking prevention programme by…    
…primary school teachers? −0.37 −0.45 −0.33 0.80
…your manager? −0.02 0.09 −0.07 0.74
…your colleagues? 0.24 0.27 0.23 0.94
…Trimbos Institute? 0.15 0.27 0.10 0.68
…Stivoro? 0.44 0.18 0.53 0.45
Do you get help in the field of smoking prevention by…     
…primary school teachers? −0.80 −0.73 −0.83 0.77
…your manager? −0.44 −0.36 −0.47 0.80
…your colleagues? −0.12 0.09 −0.20 0.52
…Trimbos Institute? <0.01 0.18 −0.07 0.56
…Stivoro? 0.10 0.27 0.03 0.58
Do you think that…     
…primary schools in your region will support the adoption of ‘Fun without Smokes’? 0.15 0.36 0.07 0.13
…your manager will support the adoption of ‘Fun without Smokes’? 0.23 1.18 −0.14 <0.01
…your colleagues will support the use of ‘Fun without Smokes’ within your region? 0.35 1.00 0.10 <0.01
SELF-EFFICACY (agreement +2/-2) −0.11 0.62 −0.38 <0.01
Are you able to…     
…offer smoking prevention programmes to primary schools in an active manner? 0.17 0.91 −0.10 <0.01
…execute smoking prevention programmes at primary schools? 0.05 0.55 −0.13 0.07
…convince primary schools of the importance of smoking prevention programmes? 0.26 0.27 0.26 0.96
…execute the programme ‘Fun without Smokes’? −0.15 0.64 −0.43 <0.01
…offer ‘Fun without Smokes’ to primary schools in an active manner? −0.32 0.73 −0.70 <0.01
…make your colleagues enthusiastic to use ‘Fun without Smokes’ within the current offers? 0.29 0.82 0.10 0.01
…inform primary schools about the goals and possibilities of ‘Fun without Smokes’? 0.15 0.91 −0.13 0.01
…make time to recruit primary schools for ‘Fun without Smokes’? −0.68 0.73 −1.20 <0.01
…offer other smoking prevention programmes together with ‘Fun without Smokes’? −0.56 −0.09 −0.75 0.15
…update the online database with contacted primary schools regularly? 0.03 1.00 −0.34 <0.01
…preserve contacts of contacted primary schools? −0.18 0.36 −0.38 0.06
…recruit schools and classes for ‘Fun without Smokes’? −0.45 0.64 −0.86 <0.01
PREPERATORY PLAN (agreement +2/-2) 0.01 1.19 −0.32 <0.01
I am planning to…     
…visit the website of ‘Fun without Smokes’. 0.93 1.45 0.72 0.07
…talk about ‘Fun without Smokes’ with my manager. 0.30 1.18 −0.03 <0.01
…talk about ‘Fun without Smokes’ with my colleagues. 0.73 1.36 0.48 0.01
…search/ask for more information about ‘Fun without Smokes’. 0.30 0.64 0.17 0.24
…recruit primary school actively for ‘Fun without Smokes’. −0.30 1.64 −1.03 <0.01
…preserve the contacts of the contacted primary schools. −0.40 0.82 −0.86 <0.01
…update the database of ‘Fun without Smokes’ regularly. −0.33 1.18 −0.90 <0.01
…ask colleagues for assistance to recruit primary schools for ‘Fun without Smokes’. −0.45 1.27 −1.10 <0.01
  1. Significant p-values are marked bold.
  2. *p-values are for t-tests comparing active and non-active recruiters.
  3. ^variable recoded (−2/+2).
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