Health Commun.  2018 Dec;13(2):117-124. 10.15715/kjhcom.2018.13.2.117.

Influence of State of Smoking, Smoking Beliefs and Smoking Cessation Self-efficacy in the Nursing College Students

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  • 1Department of Nursing, Gumi University, Korea. yskwon@gumi.ac.kr

Abstract

PURPOSE
This descriptive research study was influence of state of smoking, smoking beliefs and smoking cessation self-efficacy(SCSE) in a nursing college students. Survey design was adopted for 137 nursing college students in Gyeongbuk.
METHODS
Data were gathered from April 30 to May 14, 2018. Analyzed for descriptive statistics, independent t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation, and multiple regression.
RESULTS
There was a significant negative correlation between smoking belief and SCSE. The significant factors influencing SCSE were daily average amount of smoking, smoking motivation, and smoking beliefs. This model explained 58.2% of variance in SCSE.
CONCLUSION
The results suggest that an intervention program is needed to reduce negative decreasing smoking beliefs and improving smoking attitudes in the nursing college students.

Keyword

Smoking Motivation; Smoking Beliefs; Smoking Cessation Self-efficacy

MeSH Terms

Gyeongsangbuk-do
Humans
Motivation
Nursing*
Smoke*
Smoking Cessation*
Smoking*
Smoke
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