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Table 4 Mediation analysis

From: Personality traits, emotional intelligence and decision-making styles in Lebanese universities medical students

Model 1: Rational decision-making style.
 Effect of personality trait on EIEffect of personality trait and EI on rational decision-making styleDirect effect of personality trait on rational decision-making styleMediating effect of EI
 Beta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItp 
Extroversion0.910.601.235.71< 0.001−0.06− 0.11− 0.02− 2.810.003− 0.05− 0.09− 0.01− 2.430.01521.22%
EI     0.02−0.00030.031.930.054      
Agreeableness−0.05−0.400.31−0.260.7980.070.020.112.890.0040.070.020.112.860.0040.10%
EI     0.01−0.00030.031.920.055      
Conscientiousness1.401.041.767.62< 0.0010.090.040.143.55< 0.0010.110.070.164.76< 0.00122.47%
EI     0.01−0.00030.031.930.055      
Neuroticism−0.50− 0.80− 0.20−3.260.001− 0.09− 0.050.03− 0.430.668− 0.02−0.060.02−0.810.418
EI     0.01−0.00030.031.930.055      
Model 2: Intuitive decision-making style.
 Effect of personality trait on EIEffect of personality trait and EI on intuitive decision-making styleDirect effect of personality trait on intuitive decision-making styleMediating effect of EI
 Beta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItp 
Extroversion0.860.591.136.28< 0.0010.050.0020.112.030.0430.080.030.133.210.00149.82%
EI     0.030.010.052.910.003      
Agreeableness−0.33−0.65− 0.02−2.060.039−0.15−0.21− 0.10−2.16< 0.001− 0.17− 0.22−0.11−5.48< 0.0016.80%
EI     0.030.010.052.910.004      
Conscientiousness1.180.851.517.06< 0.001−0.10− 0.16− 0.03−2.950.003− 0.06− 0.120.0004−1.950.05138%
EI     0.030.010.052.910.004      
Openness to experience1.441.131.759.11< 0.0010.080.010.142.380.0170.120.060.184.22< 0.00157.93%
EI     0.030.010.052.910.004      
Model 3: Dependent decision-making style.
 Effect of personality trait on EIEffect of personality trait and EI on dependent decision-making styleDirect effect of personality trait on dependent decision-making styleMediating effect of EI
 Beta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItp 
Agreeableness−0.15−0.490.177.73< 0.0010.290.230.3410.51< 0.0010.290.240.3510.44< 0.0012.38%
EI     −0.04−0.06− 0.02−4.50< 0.001      
Conscientiousness1.040.691.385.93< 0.0010.150.090.204.88< 0.0010.100.040.163.49< 0.00130.25%
EI     −0.04−0.06− 0.02−4.50< 0.001      
Openness to experience1.371.051.698.41< 0.001− 0.13− 0.19− 0.08−4.55< 0.001− 0.19− 0.24− 0.14−7.06< 0.00143.69%
EI     −0.04− 0.19− 0.08−4.50< 0.001      
Model 4: Spontaneous decision-making style.
 Effect of personality trait on EIEffect of personality trait and EI on spontaneous decision-making styleDirect effect of personality trait on spontaneous decision-making styleMediating effect of EI
 Beta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItp 
Agreeableness0.17−0.190.530.910.364−0.10− 0.16− 0.03−3.070.002− 0.10− 0.16−0.04−3.110.0021.25%
EI     −0.01−0.030.01−0.710.476      
Conscientiousness1.260.881.646.56< 0.001−0.16− 0.23− 0.09−4.51< 0.001− 0.17− 0.23− 0.10−5.11< 0.0015.64%
EI     −0.01− 0.030.01− 0.710.476      
Neuroticism−0.22−0.530.08−1.430.153−0.11−0.16− 0.06−4.05< 0.001− 0.11− 0.16− 0.05− 4.01< 0.0011.49%
EI     −0.01− 0.030.01− 0.710.476      
Model 5: Avoidant decision-making style.
 Effect of personality trait on EIEffect of personality trait and EI on avoidant decision-making styleDirect effect of personality trait on avoidant decision-making styleMediating effect of EI
 Beta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItpBeta95% BCa CItp 
Extroversion0.880.541.215.18< 0.001−0.01−0.060.05−0.270.790−0.05− 0.100.08−1.690.092
EI     −0.04−0.060.03−4.79< 0.001      
Neuroticism−0.59−0.91−0.27−3.60< 0.001− 0.03− 0.090.02−1.340.182− 0.09− 0.060.04− 0.330.739
EI     −0.04− 0.06− 0.03−4.79< 0.001