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Table 4 Comparison of HBM constructs in two groups at before and after of intervention

From: Evaluating the effect of an educational program on increasing cervical cancer screening behavior among rural women in Guilan, Iran

Variable Group Time Intervention group
Mean ± SD
Control group
Mean ± SD
P-value*
Knowledge Baseline 20.5 ± 2.2 20.1 ± 1.8 0.580
2-months follow-up 25.2 ± 2.1 19.7 ± 1.6 0.001
P-value** 0.001 0.435
perceived sensitivity Baseline 22.5 ± 2.7 22.6 ± 2.1 0.101
2-months follow-up 29.0 ± 2.20 22.7 ± 2.9 0.001
P-value** 0.001 0.490
perceived severity Baseline 19.6 ± 1.7 19.8 ± 1.0 0.802
2-months follow-up 24.5 ± 1.1 19.6 ± 1.7 0.001
P-value** 0.001 0.329
perceived benefits Baseline 20.1 ± 1.9 19.3 ± 1.3 0.181
2-months follow-up 24.2 ± 1.6 19.2 ± 1.4 0.001
P-value** 0.001 0.469
perceived barriers Baseline 30.9 ± 5.6 29.8 ± 3.5 0.359
2-months follow-up 18.0 ± 6.5 30.1 ± 3.7 0.001
P-value** 0.001 0.07
perceived self-efficacy Baseline 20.1 ± 3.3 19.8 ± 1.1 0.06
2-months follow-up 24.7 ± 1.0 19.1 ± 3.0 0.001
P-value** 0.001 0.06
  1. * Independent T-test; ** Paired T-test