Advisor

Robert W. Shotola

Date of Award

1992

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.) in Sociology

Department

Sociology

Physical Description

1 online resource (92 p.)

Subjects

Preventive health services for children -- Utilization, Health attitudes, Parent and child

DOI

10.15760/etd.6199

Abstract

This thesis was designed to test the relationship between parents' health attitudes and beliefs and utilization of preventive health services of their children. Four measures of health attitudes and beliefs (HAB) were examined in this study, they were: 1) Interest in and concern with health; 2) Skepticism about physicians; 3) Tendency to consult physicians; and 4) Efficacy. Preventive care utilization included well-child care and immunization.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/25222

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