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Table 2 Regression of gender, language background, justifications, perceived seriousness and peer engagement on academic dishonesty (n = 72)

From: Academic dishonesty amongst Australian criminal justice and policing university students: individual and contextual factors

Variable B S.E. Beta t p
Individual factors      
 Gender (1 = male) 1.67 0.76 0.24 2.21 0.031
 Language background (1 = NESB) 1.02 1.15 0.09 0.89 0.379
Contextual factors      
 Justifications 1.80 0.75 0.26 2.41 0.019
 Perceived seriousness −0.06 0.03 −0.27 −2.45 0.017
 Perceived peer engagement 0.20 0.13 0.17 1.62 0.110
Constant 30.93 3.16   9.78 0.000
Adjusted R2 0.262     
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