Social-cognitive determinants of vaccination behavior against hepatitis B: an assessment among men who have sex with men.

@article{Wit2005SocialcognitiveDO,
  title={Social-cognitive determinants of vaccination behavior against hepatitis B: an assessment among men who have sex with men.},
  author={John de Wit and R. Vet and Merel Schutten and Jim van Steenbergen},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={795-802}
}
BACKGROUND Many individuals who are at risk for infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV), including men who have sex with men (MSM), are not vaccinated. This study assessed social-cognitive determinants of obtaining vaccination against HBV. METHODS A targeted survey was conducted among 432 MSM by means of a written questionnaire that contained assessments of social-cognitive determinants of vaccination behavior derived from the Health Belief Model (HBM) and the Theory of Planned Behavior… CONTINUE READING
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