Associations of perceived risk and worry with cancer health-protective actions: data from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS).

@article{Moser2007AssociationsOP,
  title={Associations of perceived risk and worry with cancer health-protective actions: data from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS).},
  author={Richard P. Moser and Kevin Mccaul and Ellen Peters and Wendy R. Nelson and Stephen E. Marcus},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={53-65}
}
This study examined the associations of susceptibility, conceptualized as both a cognition (risk) and as affect (worry) and their possible interaction, with cancer screening behaviors. Data for this study were obtained from the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS). Hierarchical regression models assessed the ability of risk, worry and their interaction (after controlling for other important variables) to predict cancer-screening behaviors. Results found that risk and worry… CONTINUE READING

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