Demographic and attitudinal determinants of protective behaviours during a pandemic: A review

  title={Demographic and attitudinal determinants of protective behaviours during a pandemic: A review},
  author={Alison Bish and Susan Michie},
  journal={British Journal of Health Psychology},
  pages={797 - 824}
  • A. BishS. Michie
  • Published 1 November 2010
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Health Psychology
Purpose. A new strain of H1N1 influenza, also known as swine flu was confirmed in the UK in May 2009 and has spread to over 100 countries around the world causing the World Health Organization to declare a global flu pandemic. The primary objectives of this review are to identify the key demographic and attitudinal determinants of three types of protective behaviour during a pandemic: preventive, avoidant, and management of illness behaviours, in order to describe conceptual frameworks in which… 

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