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Table 5 Linear regression analyses predicting beliefs and ease in asking someone who appeared troubled ‘R U OK?’

From: Australian R U OK?Day campaign: improving helping beliefs, intentions and behaviours

  Belief in importance of asking Belief in ease of asking
Unstandardised b coefficient [95% CI] p-value unstandardised b
Coefficient [95% CI]
p-value
Sex .679 [.393, .965] < .001 .811 [.575, 1.047] < .001
Age group .198 [.112, .284] < .001 .167 [.096, .237] < .001
Geographical location − .450 [− .791, − .108] .010 − .383 [− .664, − .101] .008
Exposure to campaign .302 [.091, .512] .005 .545 [.372, 719] < .001
Help seeking in past 12 months − .222 [− .516, .072] .138 − .168 [− .410, .074] .174
Constant 4.957 [4.147, 5.496] < .001 4.805 [4.359, 5.250] < .001
R2 .033 < .001 .060 < .001