Table 4

Test-retest dimension scores
Mean (SD, range)
Dimensions Test 1 Test 2
Total questionnaire score 30 (8.48, 12–44) 27 (8.65, 11–41)
1. Means of problem identification 1 (0.38, 0–1) 1 (0.41, 0–1)
2. First symptom identified by the patient 1 (0.51, 0–1) 0 (0.51, 0–1)
3. Patient initial interpretations of symptoms 4 (2.35, 1–8) 4 (2.31, 1–8)
4. Breast cancer symptoms present at arrival to the cancer hospital 2 (1.66, 0–6) 2 (1.52, 0–5)
5. Most worrisome symptom for the patient 0 (0.51, 0–1) 0 (0.49, 0–1)
6. Patient’s reason for seeking medical care 1 (0.44, 0–1) 1 (0.51, 0–1)
7. Patient’s perception of patient delay 2 (1.65, 0–3) 2 (1.21, 0–3)
8. Patient’s perceived reasons for patient delay 4 (2.45, 0–8) 3 (2.65, 0–9)
9. Patient’s perceived barriers to have caused provider delay NA NA
10. Health service utilization 6 (2.27, 1–10) 5 (2.31, 1–9)
11. Social network support for medical attention 5 (0.50, 4–5) 5 (0.51, 4–5)
12. Time between problem identification and talking to someone 0 (0.41, 0–1) 0 (0.42, 0–1)
13. Use of alternative medicine 1 (0.41, 0–1) 0 (0.18, 0–1)
14. Cancer-related knowledge 3 (1.11, 0–5) 3 (1.09, 1–5)
15. Cancer screening practices 2 (1.22, 0–5) 2 (1.43, 0–5)

SD Standard deviation, NA Not Available.

Unger-Saldaña et al.

Unger-Saldaña et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:626   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-626

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