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Behavioral intention
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Construct Name: Behavioral intention
Definition of Construct: 1. the person's subjective probability that he will perform the behavior in question (Fishbein & Ajzen, 1975, p. 12); 2. readiness to engage in a behavior (Fishbein & Ajzen, 2010, p. 43); 3. Perceived likelihood of performing the behavior (Montano & Kasprzyk, 2008, p. 74);
Related Content Area(s):
  • Cancer
  • Everyday Behaviors
  • Instructions
  • not specified
  • Physical Activity
  • Sexual Behaviors
  • Substance Abuse
Theoretical Foundation: TRA; Theory of planned behavior

For more information: http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/constructs/intent-expect-willingness/index.html
Similar Constructs: Behavioral willingness, likelihood, Stage of change
Keywords: GEM-HBT
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(Last Updated: 12/19/2013 9:05:59 AM by allison ottenbacher)

     

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