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Table 4 Knowledge and perception cluster scores

From: Comparison of knowledge and attitudes toward cancer among African Americans

  Early detection knowledge
(max score = 1)
Risk/screening knowledge
(max score = 3)
Treatment perception
(max score = 1)
Cancer perception
(max score = 1)
Cluster #     
1 1 1 0 0
2 0 0 0 0
3 0 2 1 0
4 0 2 0 0
5 0 1 1 1
  1. For the knowledge questions: >50% of subjects chose the correct answer, the score = 1, more knowledgeable
  2. <50% of subjects chose the correct answer, the score = 0, less knowledgeable
  3. For the perception questions: >50% of subjects answered in the affirmative, the score = 1, positive perception
  4. <50% of subjects answered in the affirmative, the score = 0, negative perception