Situational Self-efficacy and milk consumption among college students: By using the Transtheoretical model (TTM).
Farhadi Abolfazl , Farhadi Sadegh and Nikpey Alef
Department of Nursing, Shirvan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shirvan , Iran
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Abstract: Aim: The purpose of this study was to identify the differences of aspects of situational self-efficacy in each stage of change to milk consumption among college students by using the transtheoretical model (TTM). Methods: A convenience sample of 500 college students completed measures of aspects of situational self-efficacy (positive social,,negative affect and difficult situation) by using modified specter scale. The staging measures and algorithm developed by the national cancer institute was used to assess respondents stag of change for milk consumption. The data were analyzed by using the SPSS 16.0 Program including ANOVA test, and descriptive statics. Results: The result showed that aspect of Positive social for milk consumption were significantly increase from precontemplation to maintenance stages ( p ˂ 0/005), while negative affect and difficult situations of milk consumption were not significantly decrease from precontemplation to maintenance stages ( p ˃ 0/05 ).
[Farhadi Abolfazl , Farhadi Sadegh and Nikpey Alef. Situational Self-efficacy and milk consumption among college students: By using the Transtheoretical model (TTM). Life Sci J 2013;10(7s):172-175] (ISSN:1097-8135).http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 8
Key words: Transtheoretical model, change, stages, decisional balance, milk consumption, students.