Preferences and self-efficacy for diet modification among primary care patients.

@article{Bartfield2010PreferencesAS,
  title={Preferences and self-efficacy for diet modification among primary care patients.},
  author={Jessica K. Bartfield and Norma Ojehomon and Karen W. Huskey and Roger B. Davis and Christina C Wee},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          430-2
        }
}
Limited data exist about patient preferences and self-efficacy for different diets. We explored the preferences and self-efficacy of primary care patients for reducing fat, reducing carbohydrates, or reducing calories. We conducted a self-administered survey study of 71 primary care patients (response rate of 52%). Of patients, 59%, 53%, and 60% had high self-efficacy for reducing fat, reducing carbohydrates, and reducing calories from their diet, respectively. Preferences were comparable, with… CONTINUE READING
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