Journal of Cancer Prevention

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Correlations between KAB and BMI by sex and KAB and diet by weight and sex

KAB score BMI High-calorie food Fish Sugary drinks Alcoholic drinks Fibers Red meat and processed chicken
rs P-value rpb P-value rpb P-value rpb P-value rpb P-value rpb P-value n rpb P-value
Male (n = 85)
Under/normal weight (n = 14) –0.062 0.570 –0.315 0.273 0.028 0.923 0.343 0.231 14 –0.054 0.855
Overweight/Obese (n = 72) 0.065 0.588 0.073 0.545 0.081 0.504 –0.188 0.117 71 0.410 < 0.001
Female (n = 287)
Under/normal weight (n = 153) –0.430 0.466 –0.147 0.072 0.093 0.257 0.210 0.770 –0.056 0.491 –0.005 0.949 152 0.020 0.805
Overweight/Obese (n =136) –0.005 0.952 0.015 0.859 0.064 0.459 –0.075 0.385 0.104 0.230 135 –0.021 0.812

KAB, knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs; BMI, body mass index. rs, Spearman coefficient; rpb, Point-biserial coefficient. P < 0.05.

J Cancer Prev 2022;27:79~88 https://doi.org/10.15430/JCP.2022.27.2.79
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