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Table 3 MCLHB-DRR subscale scores for different demographic subgroups*

From: Knowledge, health beliefs and attitudes towards dementia and dementia risk reduction among the Dutch general population: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Perceived susceptibility
(range: 3–15)
p-value Perceived severity (range: 5–25) p-value Perceived benefits (range: 2–10) p-value Perceived barriers (range: 4–20) p-value Cues to action (range: 4–20) p-value General health motivation (range: 3–15) p-value Self-efficacy (range: 2–10) p-value
Total study population 8.0 (2.3)   13.9 (3.7)   6.4 (1.8)   8.0 (2.5)   10.2 (3.1)   11.8 (1.9)   5.8 (1.7)  
Age   0.095   0.001   0.000   0.041   0.642   0.054   0.000
 30–45 years 8.3 (2.4)   13.0 (3.6)   7.0 (1.7)   8.4 (2.7)   10.2 (3.4)   11.5 (1.8)   6.4 (1.6)  
 45–65 years 8.0 (2.4)   13.9 (3.6)   6.3 (1.8)   7.9 (2.4)   10.3 (3.3)   11.8 (1.8)   5.8 (1.7)  
 65–80 years 7.7 (2.2)   14.5 (3.8)   6.0 (1.7)   7.7 (2.4)   10.0 (2.7)   12.0 (2.0)   5.4 (1.5)  
Sex   0.068   0.022   0.657   0.603   0.520   0.283   0.382
 Male 7.8 (2.4)   13.5 (3.8)   6.4 (1.9)   7.9 (2.5)   10.1 (3.2)   11.7 (1.9)   5.9 (1.9)  
 Female 8.1 (2.2)   14.2 (3.6)   6.3 (1.7)   8.0 (2.6)   10.3 (3.1)   11.9 (1.9)   5.8 (1.5)  
Education   0.525   0.827   0.023   0.008   0.804   0.356   0.000
 Low to middle 8.0 (2.3)   13.9 (3.9)   6.2 (1.8)   8.3 (2.4)   10.1 (3.0)   11.9 (1.9)   5.5 (1.6)  
 High 7.9 (2.3)   13.9 (3.6)   6.5 (1.7)   7.7 (2.6)   10.2 (3.2)   11.8 (1.9)   6.0 (1.7)  
Employment   0.824   0.013   0.048   0.241   0.897   0.253   0.002
 Unemployed 8.0 (2.3)   14.3 (3.7)   6.2 (1.7)   7.8 (2.4)   10.2 (2.9)   11.9 (2.0)   5.6 (1.6)  
 Employed 7.9 (2.4)   13.6 (3.7)   6.5 (1.8)   8.1 (2.6)   10.2 (3.3)   11.7 (1.8)   6.0 (1.7)  
  1. Abbreviations: MCLHB-DRR Motivation to Change Lifestyle and Health Behaviour for Dementia Risk Reduction. *Values presented in mean (SD) unless indicated otherwise