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Table 1 SSE practice at pre- and post-diagnosis

From: Predictors of skin self-examination before and after a melanoma diagnosis: the role of medical advice and patient’s level of education

SSE Items % (n)
PRE POST
1. Did you ever self-examine your skin for suspicious changes?   
YES 39.02 (16) 87.80 (36)
NO 61.00 (25) 12.20 (5)
2. Did you ever use a melanoma picture to help with the skin exam?   
YES 9.76 (4) 24.39 (10)
NO 90.24 (37) 75.61 (31)
3. Did you ever have someone else help you examine your skin?   
YES 28.57 (12) 57.14 (24)
NO 71.41 (30) 42.86 (18)
4. Have you ever been advised by a doctor or nurse to self-examine your skin?   
YES 36.59 (15) 70.73 (29)
NO 63.41 (26) 29.27 (12)