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Table 4 Summary of the linear regression analyses testing correlates of the RBCS

From: The reasons for betel-quid chewing scale: assessment of factor structure, reliability, and validity

  Reinforcement Social/cultural Stimulation
Began chewing because enjoyed the taste 0.20 (0.05)** −0.04 (0.05) −0.03 (0.05)
Not chewing is a cultural insult 0.09 (0.04)* 0.17 (0.05)* −0.03 (0.05)
Family members chew 0.00 (0.05) 0.11 (0.05)* 0.07 (0.05)
Chewing is socially important 0.41 (0.05)** 0.47 (0.05)** 0.36 (0.05)**
Chews per day 0.05 (0.05) 0.02 (0.05) 0.06 (0.05)
Betel-quid dependence 0.10 (0.05)* 0.10 (0.06) 0.28 (0.05)**
Chewing betel-quid plus tobacco −0.10 (0.05) −0.07 (0.06) −0.01 (0.05)
  1. Beta (se) are reported in the table. Models controlled for age, gender, education and ethnicity.
  2. Variables standardized (mean = 0, std = 1).
  3. **p < .0001; *p < .05.