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Table 3 Descriptive Results

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

Variable Mean (SD) Minimum Maximum
Counselor Variables    
  MI-Consistent Behaviors 51.81 (23.18) 16.00 101.00
   Affirm 3.70 (2.87) 0.00 10.00
   Advise with Permission 0.34 (.92) 0.00 5.00
   Emphasize Control 4.07 (2.85) 1.00 13.00
   Ask Open Question 8.67 (6.20) 0.00 26.00
   Reflect 33.28 (16.58) 7.00 69.00
   Reframe 0.14 (0.35) 0.00 1.00
   Support 1.63 (2.44) 0.00 13.00
  MI-Inconsistent Behaviors 0.60 (1.45) 0.00 7.00
   Confront 0.12 (.39) 0.00 2.00
   Advise without Permission 0.35 (1.09) 0.00 5.00
   Direct 0.12 (0.39) 0.00 2.00
   Raise Concern without Permission 0.02 (0.15) 0.00 1.00
   Warn 0.00 (0.00) 0.00 0.00
  Global Counselor Scores    
   MI Spirit (Collaboration, Autonomy, Evocation) 11.11 (1.55) 6.00 14.00
   Evocation 3.65 (0.75) 1.00 5.00
   Collaboration 3.35 (0.70) 2.00 5.00
   Autonomy-Support 3.93 (0.34) 3.00 5.00
   Empathy 3.67 (0.78) 2.00 5.00
   Direction 4.26 (0.85) 2.00 5.00
Client Variables    
  Total Positive Client Change Talk 25.95 (13.41) 1.00 60.00
   Positive Client Change Talk 21.58 (11.81) 1.00 60.00
   Positive Client Commitment Language 0.84 (1.51) 0.00 6.00
   Positive Client Taking Steps 3.02 (2.96) 0.00 12.00
  Total Client Sustain Talk 4.35 (4.84) 0.00 26.00
   Sustain Client Change Talk 4.14 (4.13) 0.00 19.00
   Sustain Client Commitment Language 0.19 (1.07) 0.00 7.00
   Sustain Client Taking Steps 0.02 (0.15) 0.00 1.00
  Global Client Scores    
   Self-Exploration 4.30 (1.32) 2.00 7.00
Client Outcome Variable    
  Fruit & Vegetable Consumption    
   Fruit & Vegetable Consumption (Baseline) 4.20 (1.76) 1.34 7.85
   Fruit & Vegetable Consumption (Follow-Up) 6.21 (4.11) 0.23 24.84
   Fruit & Vegetable Change Score 1.81 (4.36) −3.87 23.50