Study on the Adoption of Remote ECG Monitoring Based on Protective Motivation Theory and TPB Theory


Renxing Zhao1,*, Jinglin Zhao2

1Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China.

2Heilongjiang Association for Science and Technology, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China.

*Corresponding author: Renxing Zhao

Published: March 3,2023


Objective: To construct the adoption behavior model of remote Electrocardiograph (ECG) monitoring by integrating the theory of planned behavior and protective motivation, in order to explain the influencing mechanism of use intention to adopt the remote ECG monitoring. Methods: 364 questionnaires were collected, 336 valid questionnaires were obtained. The structural equation model was constructed to analyze the results. Result: The structural equation test supported  proposed hypotheses: compatibility, subjective normative, perceived disease susceptibility, response efficacy and self-efficacy could positively influence the use intention to adopt remote ECG monitoring; response-efficacy and self-efficacy has the most positive influence on behavior intention, while response cost has the most significant negative effect on use intention. Conclusion: The improvement of response-efficacy and self-efficacy could promote the adoption of remote ECG monitoring service, while response cost could probably fail the adoption of remote ECG monitoring service. The service provider and the developers, could promote effective service to the target users, to guarantee a better experience in order to enhance the response-efficacy and self-efficacy. They could also strengthen the training and guidance for users, to reduce the response cost, and promote the adoption of services.


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Study on the Adoption of Remote ECG Monitoring Based on Protective Motivation Theory and TPB Theory

How to cite this paper: Renxing Zhao, Jinglin Zhao. (2023) Study on the Adoption of Remote ECG Monitoring Based on Protective Motivation Theory and TPB Theory. Advances in Computer and Communication4(1), 1-8.