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Table 7 Sex differences in reporting IMB constructs (N = 1000)

From: Caretaker-adolescent communication on sexual and reproductive health: a cross-sectional study in Unguja-Tanzania Zanzibar

Characteristics Male Female t p – value
  Mean SD Mean SD   
INFORMATION 10.05 2.21 10.09 1.89 0.26 0.79
MOTIVATION
 Perceive more risk 5.38 1.62 5.43 1.58 0.41 0.68
 Have less restrictive social norms 7.89 1.29 7.63 1.44 −2.42 0.01
 Positive attitude 13.15 1.64 13.38 2.00 1.57 0.11
BEHAVIORAL SKILLS
 Perceive have high self efficacy 8.52 2,57 8.36 2.42 −0.79 0.42
 Perceive have adequate skills 7.60 2.54 7.42 2.58 −0.89 0.37