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  1. Appointment-keeping behavior in adolescents : factors associated with follow-up appointment-keeping.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objectives

    To identify the sociodemographic and Health Belief Model predictors of follow-up appointment-keeping behavior.


    Prospective observational study.


    General adolescent medical clinic.

    Patients and measurements

    Sequential sample of 166 adolescents (aged 12 to 20 years, mean=15.9 years) enrolled in the clinic.

    The population was 75% female; the racial-ethnic distribution of the sample was 37.9% black, 29.8% white, 11.2% Asian, 14.3% Hispanic, and 6.8% « other » background.

    Subjects'social class was primarily lower-middle (60.5%) and middle class (28.6%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Adolescent, Homme, Comportement rendez vous, Enquête socioéconomique, Service santé, Etude statistique, Prospective, Consultation hospitalière

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Adolescent, Human, Dating behavior, Socioeconomical inquiry, Health service, Statistical study, Prospective, Hospital consultation

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

    Cote : 93-0546389

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.