Table 2

Multiple regression analysis examining correlates of total cutaneous examination intentions and skin self-examination intentions

Variable

TCE intentions

SSE intentions


Parameter estimatea

95% CI

p valueb

Parameter estimatea

95% CI

p valueb


Education

0.17

0.04, 0.30

.012


Number of objective melanoma risk factors

0.09

-0.02, 0.20

.116


Years since proband's diagnosis

-0.08

-0.17, 0.00

.052


Fear of TCE

0.11

-0.01, 0.24

.071


TCE benefits

0.67

0.46, 0.87

<.001


TCE barriers

-0.72

-0.91, -0.54

<.001


SSE benefits

0.79

0.63, 0.95

<.001


SSE barriers

-0.25

-0.40, -0.09

.003


TCE physician support

0.25

0.10, 0.39

.001


TCE family recommendation

0.26

-0.03, 0.54

.081


TCE family support

0.26

0.06, 0.47

.014


SSE family support

0.27

0.10, 0.44

.005


Note: TCE = total cutaneous examination; SSE = skin self-examination. aParameter estimates are unstandardized regression coefficients. bp values are from type 3 tests of model effects.

Coups et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:866   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-866

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