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Behaviour change

L. J. Cooke, M. J. Jarvis and J. Wardle

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology

Second edition

Published in print June 2005 | ISBN: 9780198525738
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191724114 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0049
Behaviour change

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This chapter focuses on three aspects of health behaviour vital to the reduction of coronary heart disease (CHD): smoking cessation, increased physical activity, and improved diet. The successes achieved at the population level in reducing tobacco use are not yet evident for unhealthy eating and exercise practices.

Keywords: health behaviour; behavioural change; dietary change; smoking cessation

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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