Donating blood and organs: using an extended theory of planned behavior perspective to identify similarities and differences in individual motivations to donate.

@article{Hyde2013DonatingBA,
  title={Donating blood and organs: using an extended theory of planned behavior perspective to identify similarities and differences in individual motivations to donate.},
  author={Melissa K. Hyde and S R Knowles and Katherine M. White},
  journal={Health education research},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={1092-104}
}
Due to the critical shortage and continued need of blood and organ donations (ODs), research exploring similarities and differences in the motivational determinants of these behaviors is needed. In a sample of 258 university students, we used a cross-sectional design to test the utility of an extended theory of planned behavior (TPB) including moral norm, self-identity and in-group altruism (family/close friends and ethnic group), to predict people's blood and OD intentions. Overall, the… CONTINUE READING

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