Cervical cancer screening behavior of African women: The Rosenstock health belief model assessment

Teluleko Nhlonipho Maseko, Hui Chuan Huang, Kuan Chia Lin

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻回顧型文獻同行評審

1 引文 斯高帕斯(Scopus)

摘要

Our paper is a narrative synthesis of the health belief model (HBM), which was developed in the early 1950s by social psychologists Hochbaum, Rosenstock, and Kegels working in the US Public Health Services. The HBM has been adapted to explore various long- and short-term health behaviors. In this narrative synthesis, we provide the analysis of the utilization of HBM and cervical cancer screening in Africa from 2009 to 2017 and critically evaluate the HBM in the context of different African countries. We also elucidate cervical cancer screening behavior among women living in Africa through a compassionate approach. Our results provide insights into individuals’ health-seeking behavior and their place of residence, which provide valuable evidence for the development of further preventative medicine.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)976-991
頁數16
期刊Health Care for Women International
42
發行號7-9
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 健康職業 (全部)

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