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Table 6 Descriptive statistics for baseline psychosocial variables in the Per Protocol Sample (N = 2,270)

From: A randomised controlled trial of personalised decision support delivered via the internet for bowel cancer screening with a faecal occult blood test: the effects of tailoring of messages according to social cognitive variables on participation

   Control Non-tailored Tailored Total
Salience & Coherence Mean 4.31 4.29 4.24 4.28
  SD 0.53 0.57 0.55 0.55
Cancer Worries Mean 2.80 2.90 2.85 2.85
  SD 1.02 0.98 1.00 1.00
Perceived Susceptibility Mean 2.80 2.89 2.82 2.83
  SD 0.54 0.57 0.53 0.55
Response Efficacy Mean 3.72 3.78 3.74 3.75
  SD 0.59 0.53 0.55 0.56
Self-Efficacy Mean 3.96 3.97 3.96 3.96
  SD 0.62 0.55 0.55 0.57
Faecal Aversion Mean 2.43 2.45 2.46 2.45
  SD 0.86 0.84 0.81 0.84
Social Influence Mean 3.48 3.68 3.63 3.59
  SD 0.75 0.68 0.66 0.70
  1. Note: Correlations between variables were low, demonstrating relative independence: Mean r =0.11, Min r =0.01, Max r =0.30.