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Table 3 Descriptive statistics and linear regression analyses summaries of the RANAS behavioral determinants predicting self-reported handwashing behavior and their intervention potential

From: Identifying behavioural determinants for interventions to increase handwashing practices among primary school children in rural Burundi and urban Zimbabwe

  M (SD) b SE b B p 95% CI for b Intervention potential
Burundi
 Perceived vulnerability 0.31 (0.30) −0.06 0.03 −0.06 0.042 −0.11, 0.00 0.041
 Perceived severity 0.47 (0.32) 0.08 0.03 0.09 0.007 0.02, 0.13 0.042
 Health knowledge 0.38 (0.25) 0.05 0.03 0.04 0.159 −0.02, 0.12 0.031
 Instrumental belief 0.75 (0.21) 0.00 0.04 0.00 0.927 −0.07, 0.08 0.000
 Affective belief: liking 0.65 (0.20) 0.08 0.05 0.06 0.109 −0.02, 0.18 0.028
 Affective belief: disgust 0.60 (0.25) 0.06 0.04 0.06 0.091 −0.01, 0.13 0.024
 Descriptive norm 0.57 (0.31) 0.41 0.03 0.47 0.000 0.35, 0.46 0.176
 Injunctive norm 0.74 (0.25) 0.03 0.04 0.03 0.420 −0.04, 0.10 0.008
 Action self-efficacy 0.66 (0.21) 0.24 0.04 0.19 0.000 0.16, 0.32 0.082
 Action control 0.58 (0.23) 0.08 0.05 0.07 0.105 −0.02, 0.19 0.034
 Remembering 0.57 (0.23) −0.02 0.05 −0.02 0.646 −0.12, 0.08 0.009
 Commitment 0.72 (0.20) 0.01 0.04 0.01 0.771 −0.07, 0.10 0.003
Zimbabwe
 Perceived vulnerability 0.60 (0.42) 0.06 0.04 0.07 0.121 −0.02, 0.14 0.024
 Perceived severity 0.65 (0.41) −0.04 0.04 −0.04 0.321 −0.12, 0.04 0.014
 Health knowledge 0.34 (0.17) 0.14 0.10 0.06 0.158 −0.05, 0.33 0.090
 Instrumental belief 0.69 (0.39) −0.10 0.04 −0.10 0.008 −0.18, −0.03 0.032
 Affective belief: liking 0.90 (0.22) −0.08 0.08 −0.04 0.319 −0.23, 0.07 0.008
 Affective belief: disgust 0.64 (0.41) −0.01 0.04 −0.01 0.813 −0.09, 0.07 0.003
 Descriptive norm 0.51 (0.41) 0.15 0.04 0.15 0.000 0.07, 0.22 0.071
 Injunctive norm 0.81 (0.32) −0.01 0.05 −0.01 0.862 −0.12, 0.10 0.002
 Action self-efficacy 0.77 (0.35) 0.31 0.05 0.28 0.000 0.21, 0.40 0.071
 Action control 0.78 (0.33) 0.16 0.05 0.14 0.003 0.06, 0.26 0.035
 Remembering 0.78 (0.31) 0.17 0.06 0.13 0.003 0.06, 0.28 0.036
 Commitment 0.85 (0.28) −0.02 0.06 −0.02 0.718 −0.14, 0.10 0.003
  1. Burundi: n = 669; adjusted R 2 = 0.45. Zimbabwe: n = 524; adjusted R 2 = 0.24
  2. All variables ranged from 0 to 1
  3. SD, standard deviation; b, unstandardized regression coefficient; B, standardized regression coefficient; CI, confidence interval