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Table 2 Expectancy by Preference Pre-Exposure

From: Reproducing fear: the effect of birth stories on nulligravid women’s birth preferences

  Childbirth preference pre-exposure  
Variables Vaginal birth Caesarean birth Condition difference
Childbirth fear 3.93 (0.94) 4.79 (0.78) t(133) = 8.53***
Outcome expectancy 6.63 (1.36) 5.32 (1.80) t(98) = 6.03***
Self-efficacy expectancy 5.82 (1.51) 4.54 (1.78) t(103) = 5.88***
  1. Note. Independent t-test statistic reported for the equal variance not assumed. ***p < 0.001