Differential effects of self-efficacy and perceived control on intention to perform skin cancer-related health behaviours.

@article{Pertl2010DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of self-efficacy and perceived control on intention to perform skin cancer-related health behaviours.},
  author={M M Pertl and David Hevey and Kent S Thomas and Agnella Craig and Siobhan N{\'i} Chuinneag{\'a}in and Laura Maher},
  journal={Health education research},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={769-79}
}
Previous research using the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) for predicting skin cancer-related health behaviours has not adequately incorporated empirical advances in the conceptualization of the perceived behavioural control (PBC) component of the theory. This study examined the role of self-efficacy and controllability for predicting sunscreen and sunbed use intentions. Five hundred and ninety young adults completed a questionnaire on beliefs and intentions regarding sunscreen and sunbed… CONTINUE READING
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