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Table 2 Cross-tabulated frequencies of behavior counts rated by each coder for 4 interactions (approximately 10% of total)

From: Mechanisms of motivational interviewing in health promotion: a Bayesian mediation analysis

  Coder 1
Counselor Utterances Client Utterances  
Total Positive Client Change Talk Total Sustain Talk
MICO MIIN Positive Client Change Talk Positive Client Commitment Language Positive Client Taking Steps Negative Client Change Talk Negative Client Commitment Language Negative Client Taking Steps Other Total
Coder 2 Counselor Utterances MICO 174 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 181
MIIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Client Utterances Total Positive Client Change Talk Positive Client Change Talk 0 0 93 0 0 1 0 0 3 97
Positive Client Commitment Language 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 5
Positive Client Taking Steps 0 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 12
Total Client Sustain Talk Negative Client Change Talk 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 17
   Other 11 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 493 510
    Total 185 0 100 4 11 18 1 0 503 822
  1. Note. MICO = MI-consistent counselor behaviors; MIIN = MI-inconsistent counselor behaviors. Coder 1 did not rate any negative commitment language or taking steps behaviors. Other = all other counselor and client behaviors (i.e., giving information, filler, facilitate, closed question, neutral, structure).