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Table 2 Sunscreen Use and Skin Self Examination (SSE) planning behaviour at baseline

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

   Planning behaviour
When What Where   How   Coping  
Health Behaviour   % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
Sunscreen Use 1 – Completely disagree 23.3 (145) 28.5 (177) 30.5 (190) 34.6 (215) 39.8 (247)
2 15 (93) 19.8 (123) 18.8 (117) 20.7 (129) 19.8 (123)
3 23.5 (146) 23.8 (148) 17.4 (108) 20.9 (130) 19.8 (123)
4 24.3 (151) 17.2 (107) 16.6 (103) 15.0 (93) 11.8 (73)
5 – Completely agree 14.0 (87) 10.8 (67) 16.7 (104) 8.8 (55) 8.7 (54)
Skin Self Examination 1 – Completely disagree 68.8 (431) 64.8 (403) 65.1 (404) 63.3 (395)
2 19.5 (122) 19.1 (119) 20.8 (129) 20.4 (127)
3 8.6 (54) 10 (62) 10.3 (64) 13.1 (82)
4 1.9 (12) 4.8 (30) 2.6 (16) 2.4 (15)
5 – Completely agree 1.1 (7) 1.3 (8) 1.3 (8) 0.8 (5)