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Table 1 Correlations between pre-motivational factors, motivational factors and behavior

From: The influence of pre-motivational factors on behavior via motivational factors: a test of the I-Change model

  Knowledge Cognizance Risk perception Cues Attitudes pro Attitudes con Self-efficacy Social influence Intention Moderate to vigorous physical activity
Baseline (N = 2067)
 Knowledge r 1 .069b .211b .243b .253b - .066a ,026 .152b .165b ,009
 Cognizance r   1 .100b .196b .348b - .496b .491b .128b .532b .295b
 Risk perception r    1 .315b .339b - .060a ,031 .166b .205b ,011
 Cues r     1 .475b - .132b .117b .212b .332b .091b
After 3 months (N = 1355)
 Attitudes pro r      1 - .390b .356b .207b .538b .243b
 Attitudes con r       1 - .603b - .149b - .504b - .334b
 Self-efficacy r        1 .123b .435b .350b
 Social influence r         1 .218b ,045
After 6 months (N = 1009)
 Intention r          1 .334b
 Moderate to vigorous physical activity r           1
  1. a. Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  2. b. Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)