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Table 1 Beliefs About Aerobic and Resistance Exercise Training During Breast Cancer Chemotherapy, Overall and by Patient Preference for Group Assignment.

From: Understanding breast cancer patients' preference for two types of exercise training during chemotherapy in an unblinded randomized controlled trial

Variable Overall
(N = 242)
M (SD)
Preferred AET
(n = 88)
M (SD)
Preferred RET
(n = 99)
M (SD)
No Preference
(n = 55)
M (SD)
P value
Aerobic Exercise Beliefs      
Affective attitude 5.4 (1.0) 5.6 (0.9) 5.3 (1.1) 5.2 (1.1) .126
Instrumental attitude 6.3 (0.7) 6.3 (0.6) 6.3 (0.7) 6.2 (0.8) .901
Subjective norm 6.6 (0.8) 6.6 (0.7) 6.6 (0.9) 6.7 (0.9) .618
Perceived behavior control 4.5 (1.2) 4.5 (1.1) 4.7 (1.2) 4.1 (1.2) .010
Motivation 5.5 (1.4) 5.8 (1.3) 5.2 (1.4) 5.5 (1.2) .003
Resistance Exercise Beliefs      
Affective attitude 5.2 (1.2) 4.8 (1.2) 5.6 (1.0) 5.2 (1.1) <.001
Instrumental attitude 6.0 (1.0) 5.6 (1.1) 6.4 (0.7) 6.1 (0.9) <.001
Subjective norm 6.4 (1.1) 6.1 (1.3) 6.6 (1.0) 6.6 (0.9) <.001
Perceived behavior control 4.4 (1.4) 3.9 (1.4) 5.0 (1.3) 4.3 (1.2) <.001
Motivation 5.4 (1.5) 4.5 (1.7) 6.1 (1.0) 5.5 (1.3) <.001
  1. RET = resistance exercise training; AET = aerobic exercise training.