Table 3

Results of Generalized Estimating Equations (GEE) Multiple Regression Analysis Examining Correlates of Sun Protection Behaviors

Variable

Parameter Estimatea

95% CI

p valueb


Education

0.06

0.00, 0.11

.034

Relation to patient with melanoma

.326

Offspring

Ref

Sibling

-0.07

-0.19, 0.05

Parent

-0.10

-0.26, 0.05

Benefits of sunbathing

-0.09

-0.14, -0.04

< .001

Sunscreen self-efficacy

0.13

0.07, 0.19

< .001

Knowledge about sunscreen and sun exposure

0.02

-0.02, 0.06

.291

Sun protection norms

0.10

0.03, 0.18

.005

Sunbathing norms

-0.02

-0.08, 0.04

.440


Note: a Parameter estimates are unstandardized regression coefficients. b p values are from type 3 tests of model effects.

Manne et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-122

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