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Table 4 Participants’ goals and concerns about the screening procedure. Values are percentages, except for the right column (mean, sd)

From: Effectiveness of a decision aid for promoting colorectal cancer screening in Spain: a randomized trial

  1 (not important at all) 2 3 4 5 (extremely important) Mean (sd)
Place in which the test is performed 11.2 9.3 14.0 23.4 42.1 3.76 (1.38)
Preparation process 15.9 15.0 13.1 21.5 34.6 3.44 (1.49)
Recovery process 14.0 14.0 15.9 20.6 35.5 3.50 (1.45)
Frequency of the test 16.8 12.1 10.3 24.3 36.4 3.51 (1.50)
Risk of complications 2.8 0.9 3.7 22.4 70.1 4.56 (0.85)
Possibility of needing additional tests 8.4 9.3 9.3 31.8 41.1 3.88 (1.28)
Reducing the probability of developing colorectal cancer 0.9 0 0.9 20.6 77.6 4.74 (0.57)
Reducing the probability of dying due to colorectal cancer 0 0 0 9.3 90.7 4.91 (0.29)