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Table 2 Cronbach’s alpha for measuring internal consistency of the dimensions of the questionnaire using the participants’ information at the baseline and the end of study among the staff of the Iran University of Medical Sciences in 2019

From: The effect of education based on health belief model on promoting preventive behaviors of hypertensive disease in staff of the Iran University of Medical Sciences

Construct (Component) Cronbach’s α
Baseline (n = 128) End of study (n = 128)
Knowledge 0.92 0.72
Perceived Susceptibility 0.58 0.61
Perceived severity 0.72 0.68
Perceived barriers 0.53 0.60
Perceived benefits 0.50 0.61
Cues to action 0.84 0.78
Self-efficacy 0.70 0.60
Practice 0.70 0.80