|Title||Development and validation of a behavioral index for adaptation to lyme disease|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2020|
|Authors||Valois P, Bouchard D, Aenishaenslin C, Talbot D, Bouchard C, Briand S, Tessier M|
|Journal||BMC Public Health|
|Keywords||adaptation, Index, Lyme disease, Theory of planned behavior, Validation|
This study led to the creation of a Lyme disease prevention index that can be used by public health agencies, researchers, and professionals to monitor the evolution over time of individuals' LDPB adoption rates. It also showed the usefulness of the TPB in understanding the adoption of LDPB and how intention to adopt such behaviors is formed.