Becker and Rosenstock

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What was the aim of Becker's study?
To use the HBM to explain the mums’ adherence to a drug regimen for their asthmatic children.
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How many participants were in this study and what age range were they?
Mothers= 111 17-54 years Children= 9 months - 17 years
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What did the methodology of this study involve?
Correlation, interview and blood test
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How long was each mother interviewed for?
45 Mins
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What did the interviewer base the questions on?
about their perception of their child’s susceptibility to illness and asthma, how serious asthma is, how much it interfered with school, embarrassment and interfered with mum’s activities, faith in doctors and effectiveness of medication.
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What was the first result of the study?
: Positive correlation was found between mothers’ belief about child’s susceptibility to asthma attacks and compliance with medical regimen
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what was the second result of the study?
Mums also who said the medication to interfere with own activities complied with the regimen.
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What was the result that showed a negative correlation?
Costs were negatively correlated with compliance
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What were the two demographic variables that correlated?
Martial status and education of mothers
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What was the conclusion of this study?
study shows evidence that the HBM works and it’s a useful model to predict and explain different levels of compliance with medical regimen.
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