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  1. Usefulness of multiple equations for predicting preventive oral health behaviors.

    Article - En anglais

    Canonical correlation analyses of a previous dental survey suggested that dental checkups, flossing, and tooth brushing could all be predicted from a single equation.

    Most theories and research about the influence of beliefs on behavior, however, suggest different behaviors will be best predicted by different behavior-specific measures.

    The current survey investigated influences on brushing, flossing, and dental checkups in probability sample of adults in the Detroit tri-county area.

    Both behavior-specific variables, such as perceived benefits and costs of flossing, and general variables, such as gender, were included as predictors.

    Canonical correlation analysis indicated three equations were needed to predict the three oral health behaviors.

    Flossing frequency, for example, was best predicted by confidence in flossing ability and beliefs about the benefits of and barriers to flossing.

    The results suggest that even these closely related behaviors are best predicted using separate equations that include mostly behavior-specific predictors.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Brossage, Dent, Bilan santé, Comportement, Prévention, Adulte jeune, Homme, Analyse canonique, Corrélation canonique, Démographie, Croyance, Fil dentaire, Facteur prédictif

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Brushing, Tooth, Medical check up, Behavior, Prevention, Young adult, Human, Canonical analysis, Canonical correlation, Demography, Belief, Predictive factor

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

    Cote : 96-0487337

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 10/04/1997.