Life events, social network, life-style, and health: an analysis of the 1979 National Survey of Personal Health Practices and Consequences.

@article{Gottlieb1984LifeES,
  title={Life events, social network, life-style, and health: an analysis of the 1979 National Survey of Personal Health Practices and Consequences.},
  author={Nell H. Gottlieb and Lawrence W. Green},
  journal={Health education quarterly},
  year={1984},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={91-105}
}
The relationships among social structure, stress, social support, life-style health behavior, and health status are explored in this multivariate analysis of data from the National Survey of Personal Health Practices and Consequences. Path analyses showed social structural factors to influence life-style practices both directly and indirectly through social network and negative life events. For women, social network and life events had direct relationships to health related life-style practices… CONTINUE READING