Table 1.

Correlations of barriers to TBSE and SSE at baseline and 1 year with screening adherence at 2 years, and corresponding partial correlations controlling for baseline adherence

Adherence to skin self-exams at 2 years
TBSE performance at 2 yearsMonthly SSE adherence metric (−2 to +2)Number of body sites examined
Barriers to ScreeningZero-orderControlling for baselineZero-orderControlling for baselineZero-orderControlling for baseline
Baseline
Logistic−0.26−0.26−0.37*−0.16−0.37*−0.43*
Embarrassment−0.20−0.20−0.220.21−0.12−0.07
Fear0.020.020.05−0.12−0.08−0.10
Low confidence−0.13−0.09−0.34−0.31
1 yeara
Logistic−0.59**−0.59**−0.58**−0.46*−0.37−0.41
Embarrassment−0.28−0.280.13−0.280.380.33
Fear0.180.210.230.150.150.12
Low confidence−0.29−0.18−0.050.09
  • aCorrelations with barriers at 1 year are based on 25 participants. Correlations with number of body sites examined were conducted only for those participants who completed any SSEs at 2 years (21 participants).

  • *P < 0.05.

  • **P < 0.01.