Construct Boys (N=275) Girls (N=278) Overall (N=553)
  r P r P r P
Intention to smoke            
Threat Appraisal 0.316 <0.001 0.259 <0.001 0.353 <0.001
Perceived Threat -0.197 0.001 -0.193 0.002 -0.226 <0.001
Vulnerability -0.137 0.025 -0.162 0.008 -0.165 <0.001
Severity -0.214 <0.001 -0.166 0.007 -0.231 <0.001
Perceived Rewards 0.270 <0.001 0.200 0.001 0.306 <0.001
Intrinsic rewards 0.302 <0.001 0.194 0.001 0.309 <0.001
External rewards 0.182 0.003 0.158 0.010 0.240 <0.001
Coping Appraisal 0.213 <0.001 0.116 0.059 0.251 <0.001
  Self-efficacy -0.171 0.005 -0.098 0.110 -0.192 <0.001
  Response efficacy -0.018 0.773 -0.063 0.306 -0.073 0.093
Response cost 0.223 <0.001 0.082 0.179 0.238 <0.001
# of Cigarettes smoked            
Threat Appraisal 0.430 <0.001 0.139 0.024 0.411 <0.001
Perceived Threat -0.194 0.002 -0.016 0.790 -0.195 <0.001
Vulnerability -0.114 0.070 -0.011 0.852 -0.117 0.008
Severity -0.231 <0.001 -0.016 0.799 -0.223 <0.001
Perceived Rewards 0.446 <0.001 0.186 0.002 0.424 <0.001
Intrinsic rewards 0.419 <0.001 0.180 0.003 0.368 <0.001
External rewards 0.375 <0.001 0.150 0.014 0.387 <0.001
Coping Appraisal 0.306 <0.001 0.137 0.026 0.334 <0.001
  Self-efficacy -0.333 <0.001 -0.040 0.512 -0.292 <0.001
  Response efficacy -0.155 0.014 -0.146 0.017 -0.174 <0.001
Response cost 0.198 0.002 0.085 0.168 0.250 <0.001
Note: r’s are Pearson correlation coefficients.
Table 3: Correlation Coefficients assessing the association of pmt constructs with intention to smoking and the number of cigarettes smoked per day.
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