Volume 15, Issue 59 (4-2021)                   etiadpajohi 2021, 15(59): 293-310 | Back to browse issues page

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Rezaian E, Asadollahi A, Karimi M. Development and Initial Validation of the Scale of Knowledge, Attitude, Intention and Performance in Drug Abuse in Iranian Elderly Society. etiadpajohi. 2021; 15 (59) :293-310
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Department of Health Promotion, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
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Objective: The present study aimed to develop and initially validate the scale of awareness) knowledge(, attitude, intention and performance in elderly with a history of drug substance in Iranian society in 2018. Method: This research was descriptive-correlational of instrument validation type. The statistical population included all elderly addicts referring to the center for rural health society and health centers in Khafr. 101 elderly with a history of drug abuse were selected by convenience sampling method. In this study, the data were collected by the demographic questionnaire and the researcher-made questionnaire (i.e., the scale of knowledge, attitude, intention and performance in drug abuse). Data were analyzed using exploratory factor analysis. Results: Based on exploratory factor analysis, 4 factors of knowledge, attitude, intention and performance were extracted. Conclusion: According to the results of the study, the designed tool is a valid tool for measuring knowledge, attitude, intention and performance in the elderly with a history of drug abuse in Iranian society.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2020/06/1 | Accepted: 2021/03/25 | Published: 2021/04/22

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