Developing and applying a socio-ecological model to the promotion of healthy eating in the school.

@article{Townsend2013DevelopingAA,
  title={Developing and applying a socio-ecological model to the promotion of healthy eating in the school.},
  author={Nick Townsend and Charlie Foster},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={1101-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop and apply a socio-ecological model (SEM) for healthy eating in school students, to better understand the association between factors at different levels of the SEM and pupils' dietary choices. DESIGN Student-level data, collected through anonymised questionnaires, included reported dietary choices and correlates to these; data on school approaches to food were collected through postal surveys. We used multilevel analysis to study the association of each level of the SEM… CONTINUE READING

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