Sociopsychological correlates of motivation to quit smoking among low-SES African American women.

@article{Manfredi1998SociopsychologicalCO,
  title={Sociopsychological correlates of motivation to quit smoking among low-SES African American women.},
  author={Clara Manfredi and Laura Lacey and Richard B. Warnecke and John Petraitis},
  journal={Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={304-18}
}
This article examines correlates of desire and plans to quit smoking among 248 young, low-socioeconomic status African American women, using variables derived from the health belief model (HBM) and the theory of reasoned action. Consistent with these theoretical models, stronger concern about the effect of smoking on one's health and having close others who want the smoker to quit increased motivation to quit smoking. However, motivation was not associated with specific HBM components regarding… CONTINUE READING