The prediction of accurate contraceptive use from attitudes and knowledge.

@article{Jaccard1996ThePO,
  title={The prediction of accurate contraceptive use from attitudes and knowledge.},
  author={James Jaccard and Donald W. Helbig and Choi K. Wan and Marjorie A. Gutman and Donna Kritz-Silverstein},
  journal={Health education quarterly},
  year={1996},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          17-33
        }
}
A framework of the relationship between knowledge, attitudes, and behavior was described in the context of couple's use of birth control. It was hypothesized that when knowledge of behavioral enactment is present, attitudes and beliefs about susceptibility to pregnancy will be predictive of accurate use of the diaphragm. Respondents were 111 women who participated in a three-wave panel design focusing on diaphragm use. Analyses indicated that the level of knowledge about what a woman should do… CONTINUE READING
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