The power of the health belief model (HBM) to predict water demand management: A case study of farmers’ water conservation in Iran
作者: Maryam Tajeri moghadamHossein RaheliShapour ZarifianMasoud Yazdanpanah
作者单位: 1Department of Extension and Rural Development, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Islamic Republic of Iran
2Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, University of Khuzestan, Mollasani, Ahwaz, Iran
刊名: Journal of Environmental Management, 2020, Vol.263
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110388
关键词: FarmersWater scarcityHealth belief modelWater conservation behaviorIran
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)The purpose of the present study was to explore the power of the Health Belief Model (HBM) to explain water conservation behavior in Northeastern Iran. The research population consisted of farmers who were farming in Neyshabur plain in Khorasan Razavi Province in northeast of Iran. A cross-sectional study was conducted among 235 farmers recruited using a multistage random sampling design. To collect data, the questionnaire was used which its validity and reliability were confirmed. The results of a structural equation modeling (SEM) indicated that perceived susceptibility, perceived benefits, and cue to action accounted for approximately 41% of the variance in farmers’ water conservation behavior. Moreover, the perceived benefit was the strongest predictor of water...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:3.057 (2012)

  • demand 需用电力
  • management 管理
  • HBM Halt Burst Mode
  • model 模型
  • conservation 保存
  • water 
  • predict 预见
  • power 功率
  • health 保健
  • belief 信念