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  1. A self-efficacy scale for HIV risk behaviors : Development and evaluation.

    Article - En anglais

    To measure self-efficacy with respect to risk behaviors for HIV infection, a set of questionnaire items was developed regarding condom use, drug use with friends, and negotiations with potential sex partners.

    These items were tested with a sample of Latinos aged 14 to 22 years in two New England cities.

    A nine-item self-efficacy scale was found to have a high level of internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha=77).

    Reliability coefficients were similar for men, women, and both English-and Spanish-speaking respondents.

    Strong associations with recent performance accomplishments, as specified in Bandura's social cognitive theory, support the construct validity of the scale.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Comportement, Prise risque, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Efficacité personnelle, Echelle évaluation, Questionnaire, Psychométrie, Latinoaméricain, Adolescent, Homme, Adulte jeune, Fidélité test, Validation test, Prévention, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Behavior, Risk taking, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Self efficacy, Evaluation scale, Questionnaire, Psychometrics, Latinamerican, Adolescent, Human, Young adult, Test reliability, Test validation, Prevention, United States, North America, America, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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

    Cote : 96-0282612

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 199608.