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Table 5 Comparative cervical cancer health belief model parameter data of participants as per health institutions (n = 450)

From: Using the health belief model to assess beliefs and behaviors regarding cervical cancer screening among Saudi women: a cross-sectional observational study

  Health care centers
(n = 150)
KKUH
(n = 150)
MOH
(n = 150)
P-value
Susceptibility (to cervical cancer) 8.0 (3.0) (3.0–13.0) 7.0 (3.0) (3.0–15) 7.5 (3.0) (3.0–15.0) 0.452
Seriousness (of cervical cancer) 21.0 (8.25) (7.0–33.0) 21.0 (8.25) (7.0–35.0) 21.0 (7.0) (7.0–35.0) 0.986
Benefits (of the Pap smear test) 34.0 (6.0) (8.0–40.0) 35.0 (6.0) (20.0–40.0) 36.0 (6.0) (8.0–40.0) 0.022
Health Motivation 12.0 (3.25) (3.0–15.0) 12.0 (4.0) (3.0–15.0) 12.0 (3.25) (3.0–15.0) 0.280
Barriers (to undergoing a Pap smear test) 52.5 (11.0) (18.0–81.0) 52.0 (12.0) (27.0–80.0) 51.0 (13.0) (18.0–85.0) 0.649
  1. *Kruskal-Wallis test Median (Interquartile range) (minimum – maximum)
  2. KKUH King Khaled University Hospitals, MOH Ministry of Health hospitals