Exploration into effect of perception on health behavior regarding particulate matter(PM) among Korean collegians: Centered on attribution styles, involvement, perceived health status, and preventive intention

우리나라 대학생의 미세먼지 관련 지각이 건강행동에 미치는 영향에 대한 탐색: 귀인양식, 관여도, 건강상태지각 및 예방행동의도를 중심으로

  • Joo, Ji Hhyuk (Dept. of Journalism & Communication, Far East University)
  • 주지혁 (극동대학교 언론홍보학과)
  • Received : 2018.03.28
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28


As the particulate matter (PM) is fatal for human being, the government authorities try to lessen PM with a variety of policy instruments. To increase the efficiency of the policy, we need to understand people's perception and risk avoidance on PM. Thus, the research explored what attribution styles, involvement, and perceived health status have an influence on preventive intention. First, we found three attribution styles on PM occurrence through factor analysis: daily life(DL), domestic industry & environment(DI&E), and Chinese industry & environment(CI&E). We also found that involvement(${\beta}=.465$, p<.001), CI&E(${\beta}=.222$, p<.001), DL(${\beta}=.173$, p<.01), and DI&E(${\beta}=.143$, p<.05) have an influence on preventive intention in order. Finally we discussed suggestions for future study.


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