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The scale below can be used to assess perceived susceptibility of an HIV infection among adolescents (Lux & Petosa, 1994). This is a subscale of the Health Belief Model scale. The remaining scales found in Lux and Petosa (1994) can be used to assess constructs from the Health Belief Model and Social Cognitive Theory among adolescents. The sample consisted primarily of 452 African American and White incarcerated youth between the ages of 13 and 18.
Kathleen M. Lux and Rick Petosa
Publisher: Baywood Publishing
Lux, K.M., & Petosa, R. (1994). Preventing HIV infection among juvenile delinquents: educational diagnosis using the health belief model. International Quarterly of Community Health Education, 15, 145-163.
Cronbach alpha (Perceived susceptibility) = 0.72 (Lux and Petosa, 1995)
Knowledge Attitude Belief
STRIVE (Support To Reunite, Involve and Value Each Other)
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