Table 1.

Mean response by SES group

SESPerceived curability, mean (SD)Perceived value of early detection, mean (SD)Fear of symptom reporting, mean (SD)
AB3.48 (1.09)4.56 (0.84)1.53 (0.91)
C13.51 (1.00)4.48 (0.94)1.73 (1.09)
C23.37 (1.11)4.39 (0.93)1.76 (1.15)
D/E3.31 (1.04)4.30 (0.92)1.91 (1.19)
F2)4.58a (0.10)5.70b (0.10)9.87b (0.14)
Contrast estimate−0.13a−0.19b0.26b

NOTE: AB = highest SES category, D/E = lowest SES category; contrast estimate for polynomial analyses.

Abbreviations: F, ANCOVA analyses controlling for age and sex; η2, eta squared.