School of Society and Psychology, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing, China, 100098
This study explored the relationship between the exposure level of COVID-19 and risk propensity and its potential mechanism. The DOSPERT-7 scale, perceived threat questionnaire and coping effectiveness questionnaire were used to investigate 3459 participants from 31 provincial administrative departments in China (2987 valid samples). The results showed that: (1) the exposure level of COVID-19 negatively predicted the risk behavior tendency, that is, the higher the exposure level, the lower the risk behavior tendency; (2) Perceived threat and coping effectiveness have intermediary effects on exposure level and risk propensity respectively; (3) Perceived threat and coping effectiveness play a chain intermediary role in exposure level and risk propensity.
exposure level, risk propensity, perception threat, coping effectiveness, chain intermediary
He Jinshan. The Relationship between Eexposure Level and Risk Propensity: A Chain Intermediary between Perceived Threat and Coping Effectiveness. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 9: 89-94. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.060914.
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