NCM 102: Health Belief Model (HBM)

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According to the Health Belief Model, what does Perceived Susceptibility refer to?

Belief about the risk of developing a health problem

Who proposed the Health Belief Model (HBM)?

Irwin M. Rosenstock and Backer

What did the U.S. Public Health Service aim to understand when developing the Health Belief Model?

Why people fail to adopt disease prevention strategies

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

Belief about the seriousness of consequences of a health problem

What does the Health Belief Model suggest about people's likelihood to take action for health problems?

People are likely to take action if they believe taking action would be beneficial

What is one of the critical areas on which a person's health-related behavior depends?

The severity of a potential illness

What does the Health Belief Model propose as one of the critical areas influencing a person's health-related behavior?

Perceived severity of the illness

In the Health Belief Model, what is Perceived Susceptibility related to?

Individual's beliefs about their susceptibility to a health problem

According to the Health Belief Model, what is Perceived Severity focused on?

Individual's beliefs about the seriousness of a health problem

Which factor does the Health Belief Model suggest influences a person's likelihood to take action for health problems?

Perceived benefits of taking preventive action

What does Perceived Barriers refer to in the Health Belief Model?

Obstacles that hinder an individual from taking preventive action

Which aspect does the Health Belief Model NOT focus on when predicting health-related behaviors?

Annual medical check-ups

Learn about the Health Belief Model (HBM), a psychological health behavior change model proposed by Irwin M. Rosenstock and Backer. Developed in the early 1950s by social scientists at the U.S. Public Health Service, this model aims to explain and predict health-related behaviors.

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