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Table 2 Means (SD) on measures of breast cancer screening knowledge, barriers, and decisional balance by stage of adoption.

From: Mammography stages of change in middle-aged women with schizophrenia: An exploratory analysis

  Precontemplation (n = 10) Contemplation (n= 7) Action/Maintenance (n = 29) F-value p-value Group Comparisons
Knowledge and Benefits (total score) 10.9 (1.6) 10.4 (2.2) 10.9 (2.7) .101 .904 --
Barriers (total score) 4.6 (3.1) 2.6 (1.4) 2.7 (2.2) 2.670 .081 P>C, A/M
Positive Decisional Balance (%) 79.0 (20.1) 87.1 (15.1) 92.1 (25.8) 1.161 .323 --
Negative Decisional Balance (%) 59.7 (13.8) 45.7 (11.1) 43.2 (18.1) 3.794 .030 P>C, A/M
Decisional Balance Index -19.3 (25.9) -48.9 (29.1) -41.4 (17.5) 4.452 .017 P<C, A/M
  1. P = Precomtemplation; C = Contemplation; A/M = Action/Maintenance