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Table 3 Summary of regression analysis for variables predicting ECB and WMB

From: Evaluating determinants of rural Villagers’ engagement in conservation and waste management behaviors based on integrated conceptual framework of Pro-environmental behavior

Factor Variable Determinants of ECB Determinants of WMB
B SE B β VIF B SE B β VIF
Psychosocial characteristic factors Gender −.052 .140 −.031 1.805 .467 .163 .278*** 1.805
Age .002 .006 .026 2.451 .016 .006 .281** 2.451
Education level .025 .080 .025 1.659 .121 .093 .122 1.659
Career −.046 .037 −.089 1.335 −.014 .043 −.028 1.335
Income −2.854E−06 .000 −.048 1.539 −8.023E−06 .000 −.136 1.539
Period of time living in the community .010 .006 .195* 3.137 −.005 .007 −.106 3.137
Life satisfaction .090 .080 .087 1.592 .001 .094 .001 1.592
Social factor A community norm .093 .056 .122 1.446 .228 .066 .303*** 1.446
Dispositional and cognitive factors Knowledge related to environmental phenomena −.173 .119 −.164 3.368 −.043 .139 −.042 3.368
Knowledge related to causes of environmental degradation .241 .125 .221* 3.540 .153 .146 .143 3.540
Knowledge related to action strategies .006 .105 .006 3.139 .310 .123 .324** 3.139
Self-efficacy .445 .084 .366*** 1.271 .247 .098 .206** 1.271
Sense of obligation .035 .071 .039 1.732 −.054 .084 −.062 1.732
Attitudinal factors Perceived local environmental values/recreational value .115 .120 .078 1.773 .066 .140 .045 1.773
Perceived local environmental values/residential value .308 .098 .251*** 1.712 .089 .115 .074 1.712
Environmental worldview −.009 .035 −.022 1.961 .015 .041 .037 1.961
Place dependence −.029 .066 −.035 1.729 .057 .077 .070 1.729
Place identity .282 .072 .359*** 2.267 −.082 .085 −.106 2.267
Statistics R 2 = 0.689; Adjusted R 2 = 0.622 R 2 = 0.564; Adjusted R 2 = 0.469
  1. N = 102
  2. *p <0.1
  3. **p <0.05
  4. ***p <0.01