Health Belief Model (HBM) in Health Education

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What problem is the Health Belief Model (HBM) developed to explain and predict?

Failure to adopt disease prevention strategies

According to the Health Belief Model (HBM), what is Perceived Susceptibility?

Risk perception of developing a health problem

In the Health Belief Model (HBM), what does Perceived Severity refer to?

Seriousness of the consequences of a health problem

Which critical area, according to the Health Belief Model (HBM), focuses on the person's belief about the benefits of taking a preventive action?

Benefits of preventive action

Who proposed the Health Belief Model (HBM) according to the text?

Irwin M. Rosenstock and Backer

What does the Health Belief Model (HBM) suggest people are more likely to do regarding health problems?

Take action to prevent or control them

What did the U.S. Public Health Service aim to understand by developing the Health Belief Model (HBM)?

Why people engage in disease prevention strategies

According to the Health Belief Model (HBM), what is perceived susceptibility?

Belief about the risk of developing a health problem

What aspect of health-related behavior does the Health Belief Model (HBM) focus on?

Individual beliefs and perceptions

Why is it suggested in the Health Belief Model (HBM) that people are more likely to take action regarding health problems?

If they perceive few barriers to taking action

In the Health Belief Model (HBM), what does perceived severity refer to?

The seriousness of the consequences of a health problem

What is one critical area proposed by the Health Belief Model (HBM) that determines a person's health-related behavior?

The barriers to taking preventive action

Learn about the Health Belief Model (HBM), a psychological health behavior change model developed to explain and predict health-related behaviors. Developed in the early 1950s, this model aims to understand people's hesitancy in adopting disease prevention strategies. Presented by Mary Jane A. Garcia, RN for the Health Education course under the code NCM 102.

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