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Table 3 Associations between sunscreen use and SSE and 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 (% Yes)
  When What Where How Coping
Intention/behaviour % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
Sunscreen Use Intention
 Yes 86.2 (150) 79.8 (190) 75.4 (156) 81.1 (120) 82.7 (105)
 Don’t know 62.2 (92) 54.8 (80) 61.1 (66) 66.9 (87) 68.3 (84)
 No 40.5 (121) 39.2 (93) 46.1 (141) 45.5 (156) 46.9 (173)
 Sig. < 0.001   < 0.001   < 0.001   0.001   0.001  
SSE Intention
 Yes 9.4 (9) 11.6 (11) 11.7 (11) 9.4 (9)
 Don’t know 3.5 (9) 7.0 (18) 4.3 (11) 0.8 (2)
 No 0.4 (1) 3.4 (9) 0.4 (1) 3.5 (9)
 Sig. < 0.001   < 0.001   < 0.001   < 0.001  
SSE behaviour
 Yes 10.5 (4) 16.2 (6) 22.2 (8) 13.2 (5)
 Don’t know 20.8 (5) 20.8 (5) 16.7 (4) 8.3 (2)
 No 1.8 (10) 4.8 (27) 2.1 (12) 2.3 (13)
 Sig. < 0.001   < 0.001   < 0.001   0.001