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Table 5 Factors affecting the change of adherence to self-care guidelines in men and women with established CVRs

From: How does gender influence the recognition of cardiovascular risk and adherence to self-care recommendations?: a study in polish primary care

Factors affecting change of health behavior Men (N = 61) Women (N = 73)
adj.R 2= 0.52 adj.R 2= 0.48
  β SE p value β SE p value
Age 0.03 0.24 0.876 -0.12 0.23 0.499
Health behaviors at baseline 0.79 0.15 <0.001 0.55 0.12 <0.001
Cognitive appraisal       
  Threat -0.01 0.34 0.969 -0.14 0.26 0.416
  Harm/loss 0.59 0.16 <0.001 -0.37 0.97 0.072
  Challenge -0.04 0.78 0.794 0.15 0.79 0.324
Coping style       
  Task-centered -0.07 0.30 0.571 -0.07 0.21 0.627
  Emotion-centered 0.01 0.24 0.997 -0.28 0.21 0.070
  Avoidance-centered -0.10 0.20 0.444 0.14 0.26 0.311
Total CVD risk estimate (SCORE) -0.12 2.69 0.417 0.57 0.41 0.005
  1. Note: Multiple linear regression.