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Table 1 Sunscreen Use and Skin Self Examination (SSE) intention at baseline by gender

From: Promoting sunscreen use and skin self-examination to improve early detection and prevent skin cancer: quasi-experimental trial of an adolescent psycho-educational intervention

   Total Male Female  
Intention   % n % n % n Sig.
Sunscreen Use 1 - Definitely will not 5.3 (33) 6.8 (23) 3.6 (10) 0.001**
2 11.0 (68) 14.2 (48) 7.1 (20)  
3 25.2 (156) 26.8 (91) 23.2 (65)  
4 27.6 (171) 26.8 (96) 28.6 (80)  
5 – Definitely will 30.9 (191) 25.4 (86) 37.5 (105)  p<0.001***
SSE 1 - Definitely will not 13.3 (83) 17 (58) 8.8 (25) 0.041*
2 29.5 (184) 29.3 (100) 29.7 (84)  
3 41.8 (261) 38.4 (131) 45.9 (130)  
4 10.7 (67) 10.9 (37) 10.6 (67)  
5 – Definitely will 4.6 (29) 4.4 (15) 4.9 (14)  
Have you spoken to anyone about skin cancer in the last month? Yes
No
9.2
90.8
(57)
(563)
8.2
91.8
(28)
(312)
10.4
89.6
(29)
(251)
0.363
  1. Note: *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001