Constructing a theoretically based set of measures for liver cancer control research studies.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Preventive medicine, Volume 50, Issue 1-2, p.68-73 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Asia, Southeastern, Behavioral Research, Center-Authored Paper, Female, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis B virus, Humans, Liver Neoplasms, Male, Middle Aged, Models, Theoretical, Public Health Sciences Division, Quality Indicators, Health Care, Questionnaires, United States

Abstract:

Measurement tools such as surveys assessing knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors need to be theoretically consistent with interventions. The purpose of this article is to describe the first steps in the process of constructing a theoretically based set of measures that is currently used in three trials to reduce liver cancer disparities.