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Table 1 Comparison of psychosocial measures by test result at baseline, 6 months post-results disclosure, and 12 months post-results disclosure (n=78)

From: Attitudes towards colorectal cancer screening in Lynch syndrome families: how do they change from pre-test genetic counseling to 6 and 12-months post-disclosure?

  Positive (n=26) Negative (n=52)
  Baseline M (SD) 6 months M (SD) 12 months M (SD) Baseline M (SD) 6 months M (SD) 12 months M(SD)
Readiness (% committed) 58% 81%* 88%* 69% 51% 62%
Self-efficacy 85% (28) 96% (8)* 96% (11)* 89% (22) 90% (19) 87% (25)
Benefits 4.4 (0.6) 4.6 (0.5)* 4.8 (0.4)* 4.4 (0.6) 4.5 (0.5) 4.5 (0.6)
Barriers 2.7 (0.6) 2.3 (0.7)* 2.7 (0.6)* 2.3 (0.7)* 2.3 (0.7) 2.2 (0.7)
Efficacy 4.1 (0.4) 4.3 (0.5) 4.3 (0.5) 4.1 (0.7) 4.1 (0.6) 4.1 (0.6)
  1. * p<.05