Examining the theory of planned behavior and the construct of self-efficacy to predict mammography intention.

@article{Tolma2006ExaminingTT,
  title={Examining the theory of planned behavior and the construct of self-efficacy to predict mammography intention.},
  author={Eleni L. Tolma and Belinda M. Reininger and Alexandra Elisabeth Evans and John R. Ureda},
  journal={Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education},
  year={2006},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={233-51}
}
This article examines the applicability of the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) with the addition of the self efficacy construct in the understanding of the motivation to obtain an initial screening mammogram among Cypriot women. The study sample consisted of 293 women aged 40 to 65 years, asymptomatic of breast cancer, and with no previous mammography experience. The study took place at the General Hospital of Nicosia in Cyprus. The results of the study provided support of the TPB with the… CONTINUE READING

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