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Outcomes of cluster profiles within stages of change for sun protection behavior.
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PMID:  23347424     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Objective Predictive and external validity was studied among cluster profiles for sun protection behavior within stages from Transtheoretical Model of behavior change using follow-up data. Methods Data from participants in a home-based expert system were analyzed. Longitudinal patterns of clusters on the precontemplation, contemplation, and preparation stages of change were assessed. Differences between clusters on membership in action/maintenance stages and scores on the Sun Protection Behavior Scale (SPBS) were measured at 12 and 24 months after intervention. Results Differences between clusters on stage progression and on scores from the SPBS were found at 12 and 24 months after intervention at all stages. Discussion Predictive and external validity of sun protection subtypes was established using sun protection variables after a stage-matched intervention. Results provide information to improve interventions for sun protection.
Authors:
Marimer Santiago-Rivas; Wayne F Velicer; Colleen A Redding; James O Prochaska; Andrea L Paiva
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychology, health & medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1465-3966     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychol Health Med     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9604099     Medline TA:  Psychol Health Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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a Cancer Prevention Research Center , University of Rhode Island , Kingston , US.
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