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Table 4 Path coefficient results (significance testing- group a)

From: Predicting individuals’ vulnerability to social engineering in social networks

HypoRelationshipStd. BetaSTDEVT-valueP-value95% Confidence interval
Ha1Involvement- > Susceptibility0.2220.0635.0020.000**0.0980.344
Ha2Num-Con - > Susceptibility−0.1000.0412.4280.015a−0.181−0.019
Ha3KnownFR - > Susceptibility−0.1270.0472.7350.006**−0.222−0.037
Ha4SNEXP - > Susceptibility−0.1630.0543.0150.003**−0.268− 0.053
Ha5Risk - > Susceptibility− 0.0580.0511.1420.254−0.1570.041
Ha6Competence - > Susceptibility−0.1250.0502.4740.013*−0.224−0.029
Ha7CCEXP - > Susceptibility0.2220.0593.7360.000**0.1050.340
Ha8Trust - > Susceptibility0.2860.0555.2020.000**0.1770.392
Ha9Motivation - > Susceptibility0.0150.0430.3460.729−0.0680.099
  1. Significant at ** p < 0.01, * p < 0.05; a statistically significant but in the opposite direction to that hypothesised