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Predicting participation in group parenting education in an Australian sample : the role of attitudes, norms, and control factors

White, Katherine M. & Wellington, Larne (2009) Predicting participation in group parenting education in an Australian sample : the role of attitudes, norms, and control factors. Journal of Primary Prevention, 30, pp. 173-189.

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Abstract

We examined the theory of planned behavior (TPB) in predicting intentions to participate in group parenting education. One hundred and seventy-six parents (138 mothers and 38 fathers) with a child under 12 years completed TPB items assessing attitude, subjective norms, perceived behavioral control (PBC), and two additional social influence variables (self-identity and group norm). Regression analyses supported the TPB predictors of participation intentions with self-identity and group norm also significantly predicting intentions. These findings offer preliminary support for the TPB, along with additional sources of social influence, as a useful predictive model of participation in parenting education.

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ID Code: 18999
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: parenting programs, group parenting education, participation, theory of planned behavior
DOI: 10.1007/s10935-009-0167-y
ISSN: 0278-095X
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Springer
Copyright Statement: The original publication is available at SpringerLink http://www.springerlink.com
Deposited On: 24 Mar 2009 17:10
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:56

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