Table 3.

Standardized β coefficient of path analysis influencing the intention to be screened for stomach cancer (n = 1,509)

Dependent variable
Attitude
Subjective norm
Perceived behavioral control
Intention 1
Intention 2
Intention 3
Independent variableβPR2βPR2βPR2βPR2βPR2βPR2
Age−0.0210.1260.065*0.113−0.0140.107−0.0390.333−0.0250.321−0.0090.242
Sex (male/female)0.0310.0490.056*0.0060.0040.011
Education (reference, <9 y), y
    9 ≤ X < 120.0900.0890.106−0.0300.0330.039
    12 ≤ X < 160.1150.1480.186−0.0410.0590.138
    >160.1300.1310.172−0.0340.0340.107
Experience of stomach screening (no/yes)0.2990.2710.2680.1030.0210.043
Perceived risk for becoming ill with stomach cancer0.1170.1150.056*0.0330.048*0.042
Economic burden of screening0.0260.0390.062*−0.127−0.055*0.095
Attitude0.2300.2400.110
Subjective norm0.0090.0480.126
Perceived behavioral control0.3380.3190.248
  • * P < 0.05.

  • P < 0.01.

  • P < 0.001.