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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for the components of the theory of planned behaviour, perceived risk, perceived severity and intention for health professionals in Jimma zone, Ethiopia, 2012

From: Intention to voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT) among health professionals in Jimma zone, Ethiopia: the theory of planned behavior (TPB) perspective

Components N Items Scale range Scale mean (SD)
Direct SN 336 4 4-20 14.45 (3.37)
Intention 336 4 4-20 14.55 (3.82)
Direct PBC 336 4 4-28 19.40 (6.14)
Direct Attitude 336 4 4-28 21.26 (5.19)
Perceived severity 335 5 5-25 15.37 (5.06)
Perceived risk 335 5 5-25 15.75 (4.76)
Behavioral belief (BB) 336 6 6-30 24.47 (4.24)
Evaluation of behavioral belief (EBB) 333 6 6-30 21.26 (5.36)
Indirect attitude=∑(BB) i (EBB) i 336 6 6-150 105.63 (30.17)
Normative belief (NB) 336 6 6-30 21.82 (5.21)
motivation to comply (MC) 336 6 6-30 19.15 (5.74)
Indirect SN=∑(NB) i (MC) i 336 6 6-150 80.99 (32.99)
Control belief (CB) 335 6 6-30 22.85 (5.19)
power of control (PC) 336 6 6-30 18.94 (5.87)
Indirect PBC=∑(CB) i (PC) i 336 6 6-150 62.36 (31.72)
  1. Do not add to 336, due to missing cases, SD= standard deviation, and PBC=perceived behavioral control.