Appalachian women: health beliefs, self-care, and basic conditioning factors.

@article{Slusher2010AppalachianWH,
  title={Appalachian women: health beliefs, self-care, and basic conditioning factors.},
  author={Ida L Slusher and Cora Withrow-Fletcher and Mary Hauser-Whitaker},
  journal={Journal of cultural diversity},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={84-9}
}
The purposes of this study were to: (a) describe the health beliefs and self-care of Appalachian women; and (b) describe the relationships among health beliefs, self-care, and the basic conditioning factors of Appalachian women. Orem's SCDNT was used as the theory for this study. This study used qualitative and quantitative methodologies. The study participants included 129 Appalachian women. Health beliefs and self-care were described. Significant correlations were found between components of… CONTINUE READING