Factors that Influence University Students' Attitude Towards Smoking Prohibition
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- attitude, public policy, smoking prohibition, tobacco control, university students
This study objective was to examine factors that potentially influenced university students’ attitude toward smoking prohibition in campus by improving the effectiveness of smoking policy. These altitudes are considered as important moderator in the process of adoption and compliance of smoking prohibition policy. This research is a quantitative descriptive study conducted amongst 100 students from the class of 2012 to 2015 in the Psychology Faculty of Soegijapranata Catholic University, Semarang. Seven factors were examined in this study which are significant others, culture, mass media, behavioral belief, smoking status, intention to quit smoking, and sex. Tools used in this study were questionnaire and scales designed by the researcher. The data were analyzed using nonparametric statistic to find out the relationship between each of seven hypothesized influencing factors and attitude towards the smoking prohibition policy. This study found factors that were influencing the attitude includes behavioral belief, sex, significant other, smoking status, and intention to quit smoking. While culture and mass media did not significantly influence the attitude.
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TY - CONF AU - Ryan Christian Prasetya AU - M. Sih Setija Utami PY - 2018/07 DA - 2018/07 TI - Factors that Influence University Students' Attitude Towards Smoking Prohibition BT - Proceedings of the Universitas Indonesia International Psychology Symposium for Undergraduate Research (UIPSUR 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 34 EP - 40 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/uipsur-17.2018.6 DO - 10.2991/uipsur-17.2018.6 ID - Prasetya2018/07 ER -