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Table 4 Multiple regression analysis of student’s self-directed learning readiness

From: Explaining variance in self-directed learning readiness of first year students in health professional programs

Variable B SE β t p Tolerance VIF
(Constant) 47.550 9.391   5.063 < 0.001   
Age 0.315 0.216 0.063 1.456 0.146 0.673 1.486
Female −0.477 2.150 −0.10 −0.222 0.825 0.690 1.449
Vocational/Higher Education 7.191 2.214 0.139 3.248 0.001 0.697 1.435
Personality factor
 Extrovert 0.144 0.166 0.036 0.866 0.387 0.731 1.368
 Intellect/imagination 1.682 0.179 0.388 9.386 < 0.001 0.747 1.339
 Conscientiousness 0.924 0.163 0.235 5.657 < 0.001 0.739 1.353
 Agreeableness 1.132 0.189 0.251 5.988 < 0.001 0.726 1.377
 Emotional Stability 0.236 0.120 0.075 1.959 0.051 0.872 1.147
Program
 Occupational Therapy 7.645 2.876 0.116 2.658 0.008 0.668 1.498
 Physiotherapy 10.670 2.993 0.155 3.565 < 0.001 0.674 1.484
 Podiatry 9.186 3.706 0.105 2.479 0.014 0.719 1.390
 Sports and Exercise Science 2.710 2.523 0.053 1.074 0.284 0.535 1.870