ERIC Number: EJ476812
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Knowledge and Self-Perceived Risk for Toxic Shock Syndrome.
Colbry, Sheila Lynds; Boutsen, Frank R.
Health Values: The Journal of Health Behavior, Education & Promotion, v17 n6 p26-30 Nov-Dec 1993
Survey investigated female college students' knowledge about toxic shock syndrome (TSS), noting relationships between knowledge, self-perceived risk of developing TSS, and menstrual product use. Data analysis indicated knowledge about TSS was inadequate, particularly among young females. Neither risk perception nor product use were mediated by objective knowledge about TSS. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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