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Using the health belief model to understand cholesterol and blood pressure screenings in rural populations in central Texas.
The purpose of this research was to develop and test Health Belief Model (HBM) construct scales to understand cholesterol screening behavior in rural communities in central Texas. A survey was developed using modified ...
A theory-based investigation of weight change and nutrition behaviors among college students.
This research targeted the weight and nutrition behaviors of college students to help tailor marketing and educational strategies to engage more students in healthy behaviors. The purpose of this study was to examine ...
Macro-level modifiable variables affecting breastfeeding rates.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding followed by at least six additional months of complementary feedings. Current rates in the ...
Understanding physical activity behavior among dialysis patients : a social cognitive approach.
While engaging in physical activity is important for the general population due to its documented health benefits (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011), it is especially beneficial to patients on dialysis. ...