Table 4

Overall hypothesis validation results
Hypothsis Path coefficient Result
H1: IS factors have a significant impact on nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness. Partial support
H1a: The system quality of the PM-DSS affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness. 0.082 No support
H1b: PM-DSS information quality affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness 0.451*** Support
H2: IS factors have a significant impact on nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness. Partial support
H2a: The system quality of the PM-DSS affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS ease of use. 0.099 No support
H2b: PM-DSS information quality affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS ease of use. 0.267* Support
H3: Human factors significantly affect nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness. Partial support
H3a: Computer self-efficacy affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness. 0.315** Support
H3b: Personal innovativeness affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness. 0.102 No support
H4: Human factors significantly affect nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS ease of use. No support
H4a: Computer self-efficacy affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS ease of use. 0.191 No support
H4b: Personal innovativeness affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS ease of use. 0.188 No support
H5: Organizational factors significantly affect nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness. Partial support
H5a: Organizational structure affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness. 0.210* Support
H5b: The organizational affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness. 0.041 No support
H6: Organizational factors significantly affect nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS ease of use. No support
H6a: Organizational structure affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS ease of use. 0.066 No support
H6b: The organizational affects nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS ease of use. 0.063 No support
H7: Nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS ease of use affects system acceptance. 0.436*** Support
H8: Nurse anesthetists’ perceived PM-DSS usefulness of PMDSS affects system acceptance. 0.443*** Support

*p<0.05. **p<0.01. ***p<0.001.

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Hsiao et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013 13:16   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-13-16

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