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Table 2 Associations Among Exercise Beliefs and Patient Preference.

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

  Patient Preference1 AET Motivation RET Motivation RET-AET Motivation Difference2
  r (p value) r (p value) r (p value) r (p value)
AET Beliefs     
Affective attitude -.10 (p = .135) .38 (p < .001) .15 (p = .024) -.20 (p = .002)
Instrumental attitude .02 (p = .719) .49 (p < .001) .34 (p < .001) -.09 (p = .152)
Subjective norm -.02 (p = .755) .30 (p < .001) .14 (p = .030) -.12 (p = .056)
Perceived control .09 (p = .162) .38 (p < .001) .32 (p < .001) -.02 (p = .776)
Motivation -.22 (p = .001) -- -- --
RET Beliefs     
Affective attitude .29 (p < .001) .21 (p = .001) .49 (p < .001) .30 (p < .001)
Instrumental attitude .37 (p < .001) .26 (p < .001) .63 (p < .001) .40 (p < .001)
Subjective norm .21 (p = .001) .14 (p = .035) .39 (p < .001) .27 (p < .001)
Perceived control .34 (p < .001) .17 (p = .010) .54 (p < .001) .39 (p < .001)
Motivation .44 (p < .001) -- -- --
RET-AET Belief Difference2     
Affective attitude .47 (p < .001) -.16 (p = .015) .45 (p < .001) .59 (p < .001)
Instrumental attitude .45 (p < .001) -.11 (p = .083) .50 (p < .001) .60 (p < .001)
Subjective norm .28 (p < .001) -.10 (p = .127) .37 (p < .001) .45 (p < .001)
Perceived control .34 (p < .001) -.22 (p = .001) .35 (p < .001) .54 (p < .001)
Motivation .64 (p < .001) -- -- --
  1. 1Patient preference coded as -1 (prefer AET), 0 (no preference), +1 (prefer RET). 2RET-AET difference calculated as RET belief minus AET belief. AET = aerobic exercise training; RET = resistance exercise training.