PERSONALITY, SELF EFFICACY AND HEALTH ANXIETY AS PREDICTORS OF HEALTH RISK BEHAVIOUR AMONG SCAVENGERS IN IBADAN, SOUTHWESTERN, NIGERIA

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Title

PERSONALITY, SELF EFFICACY AND HEALTH ANXIETY AS PREDICTORS OF HEALTH RISK BEHAVIOUR AMONG SCAVENGERS IN IBADAN, SOUTHWESTERN, NIGERIA

Description

Scavengers working on dumpsite are often engagedin various health risk behaviour as a result of working conditions with solid waste. The study examines personality traits, self-efficacy and health anxiety as predictors ofhealth risk behaviouramong scavengers. For personality traits, widely accepted Big Five was utilized as indicators; the Big Five dimensions were openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. Personal safety, violence related behaviour, suicide and sexual behaviour were utilized for health risk behaviour.

Creator

Olalekan Taoreed Kazeem

Source

Scirj Volume II, Issue II, February 2014 Edition

Publisher

Scientific Research Journal (Scirj)
ISSN: 2201-2796

Date

25 Feb 2014

Identifier

http://www.scirj.org/february-2014-paper.php?rp=P011489

Citation

Olalekan Taoreed Kazeem , “PERSONALITY, SELF EFFICACY AND HEALTH ANXIETY AS PREDICTORS OF HEALTH RISK BEHAVIOUR AMONG SCAVENGERS IN IBADAN, SOUTHWESTERN, NIGERIA ,” Scientific Research Journal -> Research Library, accessed March 21, 2019, http://www.scirj.org/rp/items/show/55.

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