Applying an extended model of the theory of planned behaviour to breast self-examination.

@article{Mason2008ApplyingAE,
  title={Applying an extended model of the theory of planned behaviour to breast self-examination.},
  author={Tania E Mason and Katherine M. White},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={946-55}
}
Few studies have examined the predictors of breast self-examination in younger women, where it is the primary method for the early detection of breast cancer. Female college students (N = 253, aged 17 to 50 years) completed items related to breast self-examination assessing theory of planned behaviour (TPB) constructs (intentions, attitude, subjective norm, perceived behavioural control), social influence variables of self-identity and group norm, and demographic characteristics. One month… CONTINUE READING

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