University students' intention to seek medical care promptly if symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases were suspected.

@article{Godin1993UniversitySI,
  title={University students' intention to seek medical care promptly if symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases were suspected.},
  author={Gaston Godin and Christian D Fortin and G Mahn{\`e}s and Richard Boyer and Daniel Nadeau and Bernard Duval and Richard Bradet and Assomption Hounsa},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={100-4}
}
The aim of this study was to identify the factors explaining intention to seek medical care promptly if STD symptoms were suspected. A random sample of 1617 undergraduate students completed a questionnaire assessing intention, attitude, perceived norm among friends, perceived behavioral control, and risk of disease, along with different socio-demographic variables. The regression of intention on all variables yielded an adjusted R2 of 0.32 (P < 0.0001). The factors explaining this variance were… CONTINUE READING