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Mohaddes Hakkak H, Hashemi S A, Rajabzadeh R, Jafari Y, Hosseini S H, Noroozi Khalili M, et al . Evaluation of the preventive behaviors for COVID-19 patients and related factors based on health belief model of the residents of North Khorasan province. Health Educ Health Promot. 2021; 9 (1)
URL: http://hehp.modares.ac.ir/article-5-46983-en.html
1- Assistant Professor, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School of Health, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran
2- Department of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran
3- Department of Epidmiology, School of Public Health North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran
4- Department of Nutrition and Public Health, School of Public Health, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran
5- Department of Public Health, School of Public Health, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran
6- Addiction and Behavioral Sciences Research Center, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran
7- Addiction and Behavioral Sciences Research Center, North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, Bojnurd, Iran , S.kavehhojjat1@gmail.com
Abstract:   (129 Views)
Aims: Considering that behaviors can be explained based on different theories, one of the most important theories in the field of choosing health behaviors is the Health belief mode. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine the preventive behaviors regarding the corona disease and its related factors based on the health belief model in the residents of North Khorasan province in April to July 2020.
Materials and Methods: The study utilized a cross-sectional study (descriptive-analytical). Web-based sampling methods were used in this study. The sample size was estimated 2000 samples. Data collection tools included: researcher-made questionnaire. Data were analyzed using Mann-Whitney, Kruskal-Wallis and Spearman correlation coefficient tests using SPSS version 23. Moreover, coefficient at a significance level less than 0.05.
Findings: The was a significant correlation between age with all constructs of the health belief model in terms of preventive behaviors from COVID-19, gender with all constructs except perceived benefits, education with all constructs except the perceived barriers and performance, and occupation with all constructs except perceived sensitivity (P<0.05). There was a statistically significant negative correlation between perceived benefits and perceived barriers and between perceived barriers and performance. There was a positive and significant correlation between performance score with knowledge (P<0.001 and r=0.102) and perceived benefits (P<0.001 and r=0.066).
 
     
Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health Education and Health Behavior
Received: 2020/10/20 | Accepted: 2021/01/25 | Published: 2021/01/23

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