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Table 3 Stepwise general linear model with implicit evaluation of (masked) faces (BIAT d-scores) as outcome

From: Self-reported mask-related worrying reduces relative avoidance bias toward unmasked faces in individuals with low Covid19 anxiety syndrome

Predictor Model 1
R2=.073
AIC = 159
Model 2
R2=.076
AIC = 160
Model 3
R2=.085
AIC = 165
B SE p B SE p B SE p
Intercept .10 .15 .498 .11 .15 .475 .44 .33 .173
Mask effectiveness .04 .02 .024 .04 .02 .083 .01 .04 .681
Aesthetic appeal − .02 .01 .262 − .02 .01 .257 − .02 .03 .631
Mask-related worrying − .01 .02 .385 − .02 .02 .299 − .07 .04 .075
Communication difficulties − .04 .01 .006 − .04 .01 .009 − .05 .03 .156
C-19 ASS     .02 .02 .342 − .15 .17 .361
Mask effectiveness * C-19 ASS        .01 .02 .533
Aesthetic appeal * C-19 ASS         > − .00 .01 .949
Mask-related worrying * C-19 ASS        .03 .02 .139
Communication difficulties * C-19 ASS        .01 .01 .729
  1. Covid 19 Anxiety Syndrome Scale scores ranged from 0 to 4. Mask effectiveness, aesthetic appeal, mask-related worrying, and communication difficulties scores ranged from 1 to 7