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Table 2 Results of linear mixed models for changes in experienced competence and predictors (regression coefficients: R2)

From: Training frontline workforce on psychosis management: a prospective study of training effects

Subscales Subscale 1 Subscale 2 Subscale 3 Subscale 4 Subscale 5 Subscale 6
Understanding psychoses Building relationships Using own reactions Multidisciplinary collaboration Teamwork and collaboration Supporting relatives
Intercept 2.5840** 2.7907** 3.4252** 3.7106** 3.3962** 2.9464**
Years in training 0.7636** 0.6541** 0.1681** 0.1981** 0.1219** 0.1151**
Years in training × years in training −0.1311** −0.0870**     
Individual variables
 Age group 0.0130 ns −0.0179 ns −0.0076 ns −0.0083 ns 0.0285 ns 0.0369 ns
 Service level (primary/specialized) 0.1897** 0.0749** 0.0403 ns 0.0142 ns 0.0384 ns 0.1609**
 Profession −0.0465* −0.0242 ns −0.0610 ns −0.0798** 0.0162 ns −0.0536 ns
 Length of professional education −0.3412** −0.2107** −0.1328** −0.1029* −0.0882* −0.1421**
 Clinical experience with SMI 0.2851** 0.3270** 0.0640 ns 0.0947** 0.0468** 0.0603 ns
 Years in training × service level −0.0792*      
 Years in training × education 0.1040**      
 Years in training × clinical experience −0.0752** −0.0966**     
Local program variables
 Number of students −0.0041 ns 0.0057 ns 0.0017 ns 0.0022 ns 0.0041 ns 0.0122 ns
 Portion from primary care −0.0022 ns −0.0033 ns −0.0012 ns −0.0009 ns −0.0004 ns −0.0017 ns
 Dropout rate 0.0022 ns 0.0019 ns 0.0013 ns −0.0029 ns −0.0017 ns 0.0008 ns
Proportion of total variance explained by individual factors
 Intercept (%) 58.4 43.4 9.7 9.0 31.5 26.8
 Slopes (%) 45.3 21.7 0.7 −10.0 No random slopes No random slopes
  1. Levels of significance: * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01
  2. R2 = regression coefficients = explained variance
  3. ns not significant