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Table 5 Hierarchical multiple regression analyses testing predictive models of attachment insecurity and problematic Facebook use

From: An exploration of the link between adult attachment and problematic Facebook use

 ModelsSelf-disclosureIntrusive-risky/impulsiveSocial comparisonImpression managementIntrusive- socialIntrusive- emotional
PredictorsBSE BβBSE BβBSE BβBSE BβBSE BβBSE Bβ
 Stress0.01.000.13*0.120.040.17*0.250.060.28**0.300.070.21**0.060.020.18*0.030.02.09
Daily time.00.000.14**0.02.000.25**.00.000.03.00.00.000.01.000.19**.01.00.15**
No. of friends9.35.000.10*.00.000.12**.00.000.12**.00.000.042.11.00.00.00.00.08*
Self-esteem−.00.00−0.07*−0.140.04−0.11*−0.350.07−0.18**−0.640.09−0.25**− 0.060.02− 0.10*−0.070.03−.10*
Age.00.000.08*−0.070.22−0.19*− 0.080.03− 0.09*−0.090.04−0.07− 0.010.01− 0.03−0.010.01−.02
Gender−0.020.03−0.020.530.430.042.100.660.12**−0.560.88− 0.02−0.020.20−.000.620.25.09*
Anxiety0.01.000.13*0.060.050.060.160.080.100.220.190.11*0.080.020.17*0.070.03.12*
1R2 0.11**  0.21**  0.21**  0.19**  0.18**  0.10** 
 Stress0.01.000.13*0.120.040.17*0.240.060.22**0.290.070.20**0.060.020.18*0.030.02.08
Daily time.00.000.14**0.02.000.25**.00.000.03.00.00.000.01.000.19**0.01.00.15**
No. of friends9.35.000.10*.00.000.12*.00.000.12**.00.000.02−5.82.00−0.01.00.00.07
Self-esteem−.00.00−0.05−0.110.05−0.08*−0.300.07−.016**−0.480.09−0.19**−0.030.02−0.06− 0.050.03−.07
Age.00.000.07*−0.080.22−0.13**−0.090.03−0.10*− 0.110.04− 0.09*−0.010.01−0.05− 0.010.01−.03
Gender−.000.03−0.010.860.440.072.530.670.13**0.870.870.030.190.200.030.780.25.11*
Anxiety0.01.000.110.030.050.030.120.080.070.080.100.040.060.020.13*0.050.03.09
Attachment avoidance0.030.010.10*0.670.180.13**0.880.270.17**2.880.350.29**0.420.080.19**0.320.10.12*
2R2 full model 0.12**  0.23*  0.22**  0.26**  0.21**  0.11** 
R2 Change 0.01**  0.02*  0.01**  0.07**  0.03**  0.01* 
 Stress0.01.000.110.090.040.13*0.170.050.16**0.240.070.17*0.050.020.14*0.020.02.05
Daily Time.00.000.14**0.02.000.25**.00.000.02.00.00.000.01.000.19**0.01.00.15**
No. of friends8.49.000.09*.00.000.10*.00.000.10*.00.000.01.00.00−0.02.00.00.06
Self-esteem−.00.00−0.03−0.080.05−0.06−0.230.07−0.12**−0.420.09−0.16**−0.020.020.03−0.040.03−.05
Age.00.000.08*−0.070.22−0.12*−0.070.03−0.08*−.0100.04−0.08*0.010.010.04−0.010.01−.02
Gender−.000.03−.000.860.440.072.520.650.13**0.860.860.030.190.200.030.770.25.11*
Anxiety0.01.000.100.010.050.010.080.080.050.060.100.030.050.020.12*0.050.03.08
Attachment avoidance0.020.010.050.310.210.06−0.130.31−0.022.150.410.21**0.240.090.11*0.160.12.06
Attachment anxiety0.030.010.12*0.650.190.15*−1.820.280.28**1.320.370.16**0.330.090.18**0.290.11.13*
3R2 full model 0.12**  0.24**  0.27**  0.27**  0.23**  0.12** 
R2 change 0.01**  0.01**  0.04**  0.01**  0.02**  0.01* 
  1. Notes:
  2. 1 = Block 1 (contribution of control variables)
  3. 2 = Block 2 (additional contribution of attachment avoidance)
  4. 3 = Block 3 (additional contribution of attachment anxiety)
  5. * p < .05, ** p < .001