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THE IMPACT OF EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTIONS BASED ON THE HEALTH BELIEF MODEL (HBM) PAP SMEAR TEST INWOMEN REFERRED TO HEALTH CENTERS OF BANDAR ABBAS

(2015) THE IMPACT OF EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTIONS BASED ON THE HEALTH BELIEF MODEL (HBM) PAP SMEAR TEST INWOMEN REFERRED TO HEALTH CENTERS OF BANDAR ABBAS. I J A B E R.

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Abstract

Pap test is a cheap, uncomplicated and effective method of screening for cervical cancer in apparently healthy women which boosts health. HBM is one of the most useful models for studying the behavior of health education in order to determine its effects on education. The present study was conducted to determine the effect of education based on the Health Belief Model (HBM) Pap smeartest in women referred to health centers of Bandar Abbas Method: The research was a quasi-experimental study included a pre-post test design, which was conducted in the first six months of 2014 and the subjects included 120 mothers referring to Bandar Abbas health and treatment center. The data were collected through questionnaire based on the HBM structures and they were analyzed using independent t-test (independent and paired samples) and chi-square test. Results: The results showed that the average of awareness score, perceived susceptibility and severity, perceived benefits and barriers, self-efficacy and cues to action in internal and external dimensions were increased after educational intervention in treatment group compared with the control group (P(001/0>. Conclusion: The educational program designed based on the HBM can be effective in promoting awareness and doing Pap test screening in women

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Pap smear test, educational interventions, Health Belief Model
Subjects: WP Gynecology and Obstetrics > WP 400-480 Uterus. Cervix
WP Gynecology and Obstetrics > WP 650-660 Therapy
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Mother and Child Welfare Research Center
Depositing User: مرکز تحقیقات بهداشت مادر و کودک
URI: http://eprints.hums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3414

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