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Coronary Heart Disease EpidemiologyFrom aetiology to public health$
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Michael Marmot and Paul Elliott

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198525738

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.001.0001

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Behaviour change

Behaviour change

(p.831) Chapter 48 Behaviour change
Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology

L. J. Cooke

M. J. Jarvis

J. Wardle

Oxford University Press

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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