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Health Perception and Wellness Behavior Survey among Military Beneficiaries

  title={Health Perception and Wellness Behavior Survey among Military Beneficiaries},
  author={Fujio McPherson and Kristal C. Melvin and Donna L. Belew and Kate McGraw},
Health promotion and wellness are of primary importance to improving medical outcomes, yet there is a paucity of research exploring perceptions of health which may impact a patient’s acceptance of health improvement initiatives. The purpose of this study was to explore health perceptions, using constructs in the Health Perception Questionnaire (HPQ), and assess for any disparity between perception and selfreported health risk, behaviors and medical utilization rates. Anonymous surveys were… Expand
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