Predictors of protective behaviour against ticks in the UK: a mixed methods study.

@article{Mowbray2014PredictorsOP,
  title={Predictors of protective behaviour against ticks in the UK: a mixed methods study.},
  author={Fiona Mowbray and Richard Aml{\^o}t and G. James Rubin},
  journal={Ticks and tick-borne diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={392-400}
}
The objective of this research was to determine the most appropriate protective behaviours to promote in order to protect members of the public from Lyme borreliosis, to identify the drivers and barriers for these behaviours, and to determine the strongest predictors of tick-protective behaviour. We used a mixed methods study with qualitative interviews and a quantitative web survey. Interviews with topic experts and members of the public suggested that predictors of tick checking included… CONTINUE READING
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