[[abstract]]The purposes of this study were to study the behavior of reduction among junior high school students and its relation with other variables. The study applied PRECEDE model as the study structure, and the subjects were junior high school students in Taipei county. The tool of measurement was the questionnaire. Effective samples were 408. Descriptive statistics, t-test, One-Way ANCOVA, pearson product-moment correlation, and multiple regression analysis were applied to analyze the data of the questionnaire. Main results were as followed: 1. Most of the subjects showed positive reduction behavior. The score of reuse was the highest, followed by recycling, and conscious consuming. 2. In predisposing factors, the experience of reduction, knowledge of reduction, attitude toward reduction positively correlated with the behavior of reduction. The demographic variables had no relation with reduction behavior. 3. In enabling factors, the convenience of reduction and the hygiene of the recycling resources were positively correlated with the behavior of reduction. 4. In reinforcing factors, subjective norm and medium impacts, rewarding system of reduction were positively correlated with the behavior of reduction. 5. The power of the experience and attitude toward reduction in predisposing factors, and subjective norm and media impact, and rewarding system of reduction in reinforcing factors to predict the behavior of reduction was 27.9%.
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