Understanding Controlled Drinking Behavior Among Korean Male Workers

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Objectives: To understand the predictors of controlled drinking in Korean male workers with a structural equation modeling based on Ajzen's theory of planned behavior. Methods: A cross-sectional survey design was used with a total of 315 male workers from 20 workplaces. Results: The modified model accounted for 58% of intentions and 20% of controlled drinking behavior. The component most increasing intentions was perceived behavior control (PBC), and the components increasing controlled drinking behavior were intentions and PBC in the modified model. Conclusions: Intervention programs should be designed to increase intentions and PBC to improve controlled drinking behavior in male workers.


Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.37.2.5

Affiliations: 1: Chonnam National University Research Institute of Nursing Science, Chonnam National University, Gwangju City, Republic of Korea. younkyoung2010@hotmail.com 2: School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication date: March 1, 2013

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