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Table 4 Associations between SSE behaviour, intention and CSM attributes 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

   SSE/SSE Intention/sunscreen use intention Sig
Yes1 Don’t know No
CSM Attribute n Mean SD n Mean SD n Mean SD  
Skin Self Examination (SSE) Identity: How much skin cancer would affect your life? 38 7.66 2.122 561 8.13 1.888 24 8.13 2.071 0.375
Control: How much control you feel you have to prevent skin cancer? 38 6.39 2.047 562 5.65 2.256 24 5.13 2.659 0.128
Timeline: Given your age, how relevant to conduct SSE? 38 6.42 2.332 557 5.13 2.241 24 4.92 2.749 0.008**
Consequences: How painful the effects of skin cancer would be? 38 7.24 2.307 557 7.02 2.014 24 6.75 2.625 0.707
SSE Intention Identity: How much skin cancer would affect your life? 96 8.56 1.514 261 8.12 1.759 265 7.93 2.104 0.078
Control: How much control you feel you have to prevent skin cancer? 96 6.00 2.088 261 5.98 2.057 265 5.24 2.433 < 0.001***
Timeline: Given your age, how relevant to conduct SSE? 96 6.10 2.174 258 5.56 2.027 263 4.53 2.373 < 0.001***
Consequences: How painful the effects of skin cancer would be? 95 7.40 1.991 260 7.04 2.000 263 6.89 2.125 0.101
Sunscreen Intention Identity: How much skin cancer would affect your life? 363 8.33 1.749 156 7.81 1.947 100 7.67 2.265 < 0.001***
Control: How much control you feel you have to prevent skin cancer? 363 5.80 2.129 157 5.60 2.287 100 5.36 2.607 0.190
Timeline: Given your age, how relevant to conduct SSE? 359 5.29 2.214 156 5.19 2.246 100 4.95 2.560 0.412
Consequences: How painful the effects of skin cancer would be? 362 7.26 1.916 154 6.79 2.016 100 6.53 2.460 0.002**
  1. Note: 1 Aggregated from 5-point Likert scale where 1 = definitely will not and 5 = definitely will; 1–2 = No, 3 = Don’t know, 4,5 = Yes
  2. **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001