Portland State University. Department of Sociology
Robert W. Shotola
Date of Award
Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.) in Sociology
1 online resource (92 p.)
Preventive health services for children -- Utilization, Health attitudes, Parent and child
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.
Hu, Weiming, "Effects of parents' health attitudes and beliefs on children's preventive care utilization" (1992). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4315.