Factors associated with AIDS-related behavioral intentions among high school students in an AIDS epicenter.

@article{Walter1993FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with AIDS-related behavioral intentions among high school students in an AIDS epicenter.},
  author={Heather J. Walter and Roger D. Vaughan and Madeline M. Gladis and Deborah Fish Ragin and Stephanie Kasen and Alwyn Cohall},
  journal={Health education quarterly},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          409-20
        }
}
Using data from a cross-sectional survey of 531 predominantly black and Hispanic 10th graders in two New York City schools, the explanatory power of predictors of intentions to engage in sexual intercourse, to have multiple intercourse partners, and to use condoms was compared. Theoretically derived predictor variables (i.e., susceptibility, severity, benefits, barriers, self-efficacy, values, norms) were derived from the health belief model, social cognitive theory, and a model of social… CONTINUE READING