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Table 2 The postdischarge feeding-related health belief scores of preterm infants’ caregivers

From: Factors affecting the catch-up growth of preterm infants after discharge in China: a multicenter study based on the health belief model

Dimensionality Range Mean ± standard deviation Item average ± standard deviation
Personal health beliefs 0–45 36.50 ± 4.44 4.06 ± 0.49
Ability to implement 0–15 10.99 ± 1.95 3.66 ± 0.65
Ability to control 0–30 23.40 ± 3.20 3.9 ± 0.53
Belief in the ability to use resources 0–40 29.98 ± 5.02 3.75 ± 0.63
Cognitive threat 0–15 10.26 ± 2.11 3.42 ± 0.7
Total points 0–145 111.11 ± 12.53 3.7 ± 0.42