Vaccine hesitancy predicted through health belief model factors

Project Description

This project is the continuation of an online survey used with PSY 100 students examining attitudes and behaviors regarding injections and health protective behaviors.  The study will focus on Health Belief Model (Rosenstock 1966) factors of perceived seriousness, perceived susceptibility, cues to action, and costs vs benefits as well as anxieties, including phobias, about injections. The GRSA will be involved in survey development, data analysis, and manuscript preparation as needed by the faculty advisor.

Work Description

The work will involve performing tasks working with the PI.  This may include library searches, table preparation, and writing. Data collection off campus may be required.

Requirements Description

Library, computer and writing skills essential.  Data analysis, APA style, and SPSS familiarity are desirable.

Work Schedule

At least one hour per week with the supervisor is to be scheduled with additional work scheduled by the assistant. Some of the work may be completed at home on the GSRA's own schedule in consultation with the faculty member.

Additional Notes

Students with experience in data analysis and manuscript preparation are highly encouraged to apply.  Strong computer skills are essential, knowledge of APA style and SPSS is desirable. Some collection of data in the community may be required.

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Job Detail
Job Opening ID
Fall 2021 and Winter 2022
Work could be done by someone not coming to campus (e.g., online or non-local student)
What majors can apply?
  • ANY Graduate Student
  • Biology (MS)
  • Nursing (MSN/DNP/Certificate)
  • Occupational Therapy (OTD)
  • Physical Therapy (entry-level DPT)
  • Physical Therapy (post-professional DPT/Ph.D.)
  • Physician Assistant (MS)
  • Public Administration (MPA)
  • Public Health (MPH)
Faculty Sponsor
Faculty Name
Thomas Wrobel
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