Healthy Living - Theories of Health Belief - Evaluation (3)

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Theories of Health Belief - Evaluation (3)



People’s unhealthy lifestyles and behaviour costs the NHS millions of pounds per year.

By identifying the factors that influence individual’s healthy decisions, we can attempt to get them to change their behaviour.

E.g. The HBM allows us to predict what types of people will/will not take up vaccinations, and then health promotion methods can be targeted at them.

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