Cognitive predictors of health behaviour in contrasting regions of Europe.

@article{Steptoe1992CognitivePO,
  title={Cognitive predictors of health behaviour in contrasting regions of Europe.},
  author={Andrew Steptoe and Jane Wardle},
  journal={The British journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1992},
  volume={31 ( Pt 4)},
  pages={485-502}
}
Four important health behaviours--dietary fat avoidance, regular exercise, smoking and alcohol consumption--were assessed by questionnaire, together with measures of risk awareness and beliefs about the importance of each behaviour for health, in comparable samples of young adults from eight countries: Belgium, England, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Results from 3223 men and 3930 women were analysed. Substantial differences in the prevalence of behaviours were… CONTINUE READING

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