Question Description

I’m working on a public health discussion question and need a reference to help me learn.

Picture yourself in the role of a health educator or public health planner in your community. Choose a health behavior of interest to you, such as bicycle helmet use, condom use, dental caries in young children or tobacco cessation. You are tasked with planning a health education and health promotion campaign for this group. To better assess the views and norms that surround the health behavior, you convene several focus groups.

Using the Health Belief Model, what kinds of questions might you ask in the focus group in order to obtain information to guide the design and evaluation of your health intervention?