Evaluation of the health belief model and decision making regarding amniocentesis in women of advanced maternal age.
The Health Belief Model (HBM) was developed as an attempt to explain an individual's decision regarding obtaining preventive health care.
This model was applied to predict the decisions of women of advanced maternal age regarding their obtaining amniocentesis in a one-year study conducted tin Toledo, Ohio.
A questionnaire based on the HBM was administered to a sample of 98 pregnant women of advanced maternal age.
A total of 96 questionnaires were eligible for inclusion in the study.
Sixty-one women reported that they would have amniocentesis, 22 would not, and 13 were unsure.
Mots-clés Pascal : Prévention, Modèle, Prise décision, Comportement, Amniocentèse, Diagnostic, Prénatal, Homme, Femelle, Age, Perception, Connaissance, Gestation, Ohio, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Prevention, Models, Decision making, Behavior, Amniocentesis, Diagnosis, Prenatal, Human, Female, Age, Perception, Knowledge, Pregnancy, Ohio, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0232946
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.