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ERIC Number: EJ435313
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0195-8402
Using the Health Belief Model to Predict Safer Sex Intentions among Adolescents.
Petosa, Rick; Jackson, Kirby
Health Education Quarterly, v18 n4 p463-76 Win 1991
Data from sample of 232 seventh, 225 ninth, and 222 eleventh graders were analyzed using Health Belief Model, which accounted for 43 percent, 27 percent, and 17 percent, respectively, of variance in safer sex intentions. Health-related motivations should be focus of educational programs for younger adolescents, whereas social environment and motivational schema factors should be involved for older adolescents. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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