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Table 2 Post information beliefs by group

From: The impact of supplementary narrative-based information on colorectal cancer screening beliefs and intention

Construct Question Scale* SI (n = 590)M (SD) SI + N (n = 631)M (SD) Result
Perceived vulnerability If I never do the FOB screening test, I would feel very vulnerable to bowel cancer 1-5 3.13 (.99) 3.25 (1.06) t(1208) = -2.00, p = .045
Self-efficacy I would be confident that I could do the FOB test correctly 1-4 3.29 (.55) 3.36 (.57) t(1208) = -1.92, p = .055
Response efficacy Doing the FOB test would reduce my chances of dying from bowel cancer 1-4 3.17 (.66) 3.27 (.66) t(1201) = -2.64, p = .008
Peace of mind Doing the FOB test would give me peace of mind 1-4 3.22 (.61) 3.33 (.61) t(1199) = -3.15, p = .002
Disgust Doing the FOB test would be disgusting 1-4 1.92 (.75) 1.81 (.71) t(1204) = 2.69, p = .007
Symptom absence I would only do the FOB test if I had symptoms of bowel cancer 1-4 1.67 (.70) 1.60 (.71) t(1196) = 1.39, p = .165
  1. *Higher scores = more agreement.