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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

  Models Self-disclosure Intrusive-risky/impulsive Social comparison Impression management Intrusive- social Intrusive- emotional
Predictors B SE B β B SE B β B SE B β B SE B β B SE B β B SE B β
  Stress 0.01 .00 0.13* 0.12 0.04 0.17* 0.25 0.06 0.28** 0.30 0.07 0.21** 0.06 0.02 0.18* 0.03 0.02 .09
Daily time .00 .00 0.14** 0.02 .00 0.25** .00 .00 0.03 .00 .00 .00 0.01 .00 0.19** .01 .00 .15**
No. of friends 9.35 .00 0.10* .00 .00 0.12** .00 .00 0.12** .00 .00 0.04 2.11 .00 .00 .00 .00 .08*
Self-esteem −.00 .00 −0.07* −0.14 0.04 −0.11* −0.35 0.07 −0.18** −0.64 0.09 −0.25** − 0.06 0.02 − 0.10* −0.07 0.03 −.10*
Age .00 .00 0.08* −0.07 0.22 −0.19* − 0.08 0.03 − 0.09* −0.09 0.04 −0.07 − 0.01 0.01 − 0.03 −0.01 0.01 −.02
Gender −0.02 0.03 −0.02 0.53 0.43 0.04 2.10 0.66 0.12** −0.56 0.88 − 0.02 −0.02 0.20 −.00 0.62 0.25 .09*
Anxiety 0.01 .00 0.13* 0.06 0.05 0.06 0.16 0.08 0.10 0.22 0.19 0.11* 0.08 0.02 0.17* 0.07 0.03 .12*
1 R2   0.11**    0.21**    0.21**    0.19**    0.18**    0.10**  
  Stress 0.01 .00 0.13* 0.12 0.04 0.17* 0.24 0.06 0.22** 0.29 0.07 0.20** 0.06 0.02 0.18* 0.03 0.02 .08
Daily time .00 .00 0.14** 0.02 .00 0.25** .00 .00 0.03 .00 .00 .00 0.01 .00 0.19** 0.01 .00 .15**
No. of friends 9.35 .00 0.10* .00 .00 0.12* .00 .00 0.12** .00 .00 0.02 −5.82 .00 −0.01 .00 .00 .07
Self-esteem −.00 .00 −0.05 −0.11 0.05 −0.08* −0.30 0.07 −.016** −0.48 0.09 −0.19** −0.03 0.02 −0.06 − 0.05 0.03 −.07
Age .00 .00 0.07* −0.08 0.22 −0.13** −0.09 0.03 −0.10* − 0.11 0.04 − 0.09* −0.01 0.01 −0.05 − 0.01 0.01 −.03
Gender −.00 0.03 −0.01 0.86 0.44 0.07 2.53 0.67 0.13** 0.87 0.87 0.03 0.19 0.20 0.03 0.78 0.25 .11*
Anxiety 0.01 .00 0.11 0.03 0.05 0.03 0.12 0.08 0.07 0.08 0.10 0.04 0.06 0.02 0.13* 0.05 0.03 .09
Attachment avoidance 0.03 0.01 0.10* 0.67 0.18 0.13** 0.88 0.27 0.17** 2.88 0.35 0.29** 0.42 0.08 0.19** 0.32 0.10 .12*
2 R2 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*  
  Stress 0.01 .00 0.11 0.09 0.04 0.13* 0.17 0.05 0.16** 0.24 0.07 0.17* 0.05 0.02 0.14* 0.02 0.02 .05
Daily Time .00 .00 0.14** 0.02 .00 0.25** .00 .00 0.02 .00 .00 .00 0.01 .00 0.19** 0.01 .00 .15**
No. of friends 8.49 .00 0.09* .00 .00 0.10* .00 .00 0.10* .00 .00 0.01 .00 .00 −0.02 .00 .00 .06
Self-esteem −.00 .00 −0.03 −0.08 0.05 −0.06 −0.23 0.07 −0.12** −0.42 0.09 −0.16** −0.02 0.02 0.03 −0.04 0.03 −.05
Age .00 .00 0.08* −0.07 0.22 −0.12* −0.07 0.03 −0.08* −.010 0.04 −0.08* 0.01 0.01 0.04 −0.01 0.01 −.02
Gender −.00 0.03 −.00 0.86 0.44 0.07 2.52 0.65 0.13** 0.86 0.86 0.03 0.19 0.20 0.03 0.77 0.25 .11*
Anxiety 0.01 .00 0.10 0.01 0.05 0.01 0.08 0.08 0.05 0.06 0.10 0.03 0.05 0.02 0.12* 0.05 0.03 .08
Attachment avoidance 0.02 0.01 0.05 0.31 0.21 0.06 −0.13 0.31 −0.02 2.15 0.41 0.21** 0.24 0.09 0.11* 0.16 0.12 .06
Attachment anxiety 0.03 0.01 0.12* 0.65 0.19 0.15* −1.82 0.28 0.28** 1.32 0.37 0.16** 0.33 0.09 0.18** 0.29 0.11 .13*
3 R2 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