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Table 2 Survey responses to health belief/perceived self efficacy statements

From: Impact of an early education multimedia intervention in managing nutrition-related chemotherapy side effects: a pilot study

  Before After Z statistica p valuea
  Median (IQR) Median (IQR)
Nutrition is important in managing my side effects of chemotherapy.c 4 (1)b 5 (1) −1.63 .10
To date, side effects of my treatment have caused me to avoid or limit some foodsd 3 (2) 4 (1) −1.27 .21
I am responsible for managing the nutrition related side effects of chemotherapye 5 (1) 5 (1) −0.58 .56
I have enough knowledge to manage the nutrition related side effects of chemotherapyf 2 (2) 4 (2) −2.36 .02
I have the skills needed to manage the nutrition related side effects of chemotherapyf 3 (2) 4 (1) −2.86 .004
  1. awilcoxon ranked sign tests.
  2. bvalues are median and interquartile range (IQR); Likert scale:1 = Strongly disagree 2 = Disagree 3 = No opinion 4 = Agree 5 = Strongly agree.
  3. cperceived benefit statement.
  4. dperceived behavior statement.
  5. eperceived behavioral control.
  6. fperceived self efficacy statement.