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ERIC Number: EJ1110120
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Aug
Pages: 12
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ISSN: ISSN-0017-8969
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Predicting Parental Monitoring Behaviours for Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Parents of School-Aged Children: An Application of the Integrative Behavioural Model
Housely, Alexandra; Branscum, Paul; Cheney, Marshall; Hofford, Craig
Health Education Journal, v75 n5 p577-588 Aug 2016
Objective: The objective of this study was to identify theory-based psychosocial and environmental determinants of parental monitoring practices related to child sugar-sweetened beverage consumption. Design: Cross-sectional design. Method: Data were obtained from a convenience sample of parents (n = 270) with children attending an after-school programme (ages 7-12 years old), in a small, southwestern community in the USA. Parents were approached and asked to complete a valid and reliable survey based upon the Integrative Behavioural Model. Results: Using structural equation modelling, a final model proved to have a good fit (Comparative Fit Index = 0.986, Tucker-Lewis index = 0.947), and results indicated 28.5% of the variance of parental monitoring was explained by intentions, skills and the home environment, with 56.3% of the variance of intentions being explained by attitudes, injunctive norms and perceived behavioural control. Conclusion: Results suggest that the Integrative Behavioural Model offers a useful framework for predicting parental monitoring of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and can be useful when planning future health promotion programmes. Future researchers should consider applying the Integrative Behavioural Model to other obesogenic behaviours.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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