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  1. Health beliefs as predictors of HIV-preventive behavior and ethnic differences in prediction.

    Article - En anglais

    The incidence of a variety of safer-sex behaviors was predicted, using five measures from the Health Belief Model (Janz & Becker, 1984) : perceived susceptibility, perceived severity, self-efficacy, social support, and perceived barriers.

    The participants, 424 U.S.

    Undergraduates at six schools, completed a written questionnaire.

    The results of multiple regression analyses indicated that perceived susceptibility, self-efficacy, and social support predicted many safer-sex behaviors.

    Although the Health Belief Model predicted more safer-sex behaviors for Euro-American students than for Hispanic American, African American, and Asian American students, the present data indicated few differences among these ethnic groups regarding the level of safer-sex behaviors.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Comportement sexuel, Croyance, Attitude, Prévention, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Ethnie, Comportement, Santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, Sexual behavior, Belief, Attitude, Prevention, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Ethnic group, Behavior, Health

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0261831

    Code Inist : 002A26N03A. Création : 199608.