Social-cognitive predictors of dietary behaviors in South Korean men and women

  title={Social-cognitive predictors of dietary behaviors in South Korean men and women},
  author={Britta Renner and Sunkyo Kwon and Byung-Hwan Yang and Ki Chung Paik and Seok Hyeon Kim and Sung-won Roh and Jaechul Song and Ralf Schwarzer},
  journal={International Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
Background: Eating a diet that is high in vitamins and low in fat is considered to be governed by social-cognitive factors, such as intentions, planning, self-efficacy, and outcome expectancies. Purpose: A longitudinal field study was designed to examine the interrelationships of these factors with dietary behaviors. Method: In 697 South Korean men and women, objective health-risk status was assessed at Time 1 (cholesterol, blood pressure, and body mass index) in conjunction with self-efficacy… 

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