The purpose of this study were (1) to predict and explain students' intention in daily eating breakfast on the basis of the Theory of Reasoned Action and Self-efficacy; (2) to understand the appropriation of the Theory of Reasoned Action and Self-efficacy applying to intention in daily eating breakfast. A cross-sectional research design was undertaken for this study in a cluster sampling of 675 the first, second, and third grade student of nursing school in Tao-Yuan. Measurement included questionnaires. The return rate was 93.9%. Statistical analyses included descriptive, Pearson product-moment correlation, and multiple regression analyses. Results showed the intentions of daily eating breakfast could be predicted by attitude, subjective norm, and self-efficacy. The explained variance was 34%. The most influence factor was self-efficacy and the following rank was attitude. There was a statistically significant between intention and non-intention on behavioral belief, evaluation, normative belief, motivation to comply, and self-efficacy. Results from this study can provide important reference for education of daily eats breakfast in nursing students.
|Original language||Traditional Chinese|
|Number of pages||16|
|Journal||Chinese Journal of School Health|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|