Associations between health-related behaviors: a 7-year follow-up of adults.

  title={Associations between health-related behaviors: a 7-year follow-up of adults.},
  author={Mikko T Laaksonen and Riitta Luoto and Satu A Helakorpi and Antti K Uutela},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={34 2},
BACKGROUND The study examines pairwise associations between smoking, alcohol use, physical activity, dietary behavior and body mass index using long-term follow-up data of Finnish adults. METHODS Respondents to large nationwide health behavior surveys conducted in 1989/1990 were recontacted in 1997. First, we examined whether each health behavior predicted other behaviors 7 years later. Second, we examined whether changes in each health behavior were accompanied by changes in other behaviors… CONTINUE READING


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