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Table 1.

Background characteristics and levels of PMT variables of the FDRs

n (%)
Race  
    White 98 (98%) 
    Biracial 2 (2%) 
Marital status  
    Married 78 (78%) 
    Not married 22 (22%) 
Gender  
    Male 43 (43%) 
    Female 57 (57%) 
Education  
    <College 47 (47%) 
    >College 53 (53%) 
Employment status  
    Employed 76 (76%) 
    Not employed 24 (24%) 
Household income*  
    <$40,000 23 (24%) 
    >$40,000 74 (76%) 
No. of affected relatives  
    One 97 (97%) 
    Two 3 (3%) 
Relationship to melanoma patients  
    Child 62 (62%) 
    Sibling 23 (23%) 
    Parent 15 (15%) 
Risk factors in addition to family history  
    None 32 (32%) 
    One 28 (28%) 
    Two 30 (30%) 
    Three 10 (10%) 
  

 
Mean (SD)
 
Age (range 23-72) 46 (12.8) 
Latitude (range 26.16° to 47.53°) 33.81° (6.45°) 
Perceived risk 67.02 (25.52) 
Perceived severity 17.64 (4.48) 
Self-efficacy 18.9 (3.36) 
Response efficacy 20.61 (3.23) 
n (%)
Race  
    White 98 (98%) 
    Biracial 2 (2%) 
Marital status  
    Married 78 (78%) 
    Not married 22 (22%) 
Gender  
    Male 43 (43%) 
    Female 57 (57%) 
Education  
    <College 47 (47%) 
    >College 53 (53%) 
Employment status  
    Employed 76 (76%) 
    Not employed 24 (24%) 
Household income*  
    <$40,000 23 (24%) 
    >$40,000 74 (76%) 
No. of affected relatives  
    One 97 (97%) 
    Two 3 (3%) 
Relationship to melanoma patients  
    Child 62 (62%) 
    Sibling 23 (23%) 
    Parent 15 (15%) 
Risk factors in addition to family history  
    None 32 (32%) 
    One 28 (28%) 
    Two 30 (30%) 
    Three 10 (10%) 
  

 
Mean (SD)
 
Age (range 23-72) 46 (12.8) 
Latitude (range 26.16° to 47.53°) 33.81° (6.45°) 
Perceived risk 67.02 (25.52) 
Perceived severity 17.64 (4.48) 
Self-efficacy 18.9 (3.36) 
Response efficacy 20.61 (3.23) 
*

Data not provided by three participants.

Latitude is measured in degrees north of the equator.

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