The effects of the child and adolescent trial for cardiovascular health intervention on psychosocial determinants of cardiovascular disease risk behavior among third-grade students.

@article{Edmundson1996TheEO,
  title={The effects of the child and adolescent trial for cardiovascular health intervention on psychosocial determinants of cardiovascular disease risk behavior among third-grade students.},
  author={Elizabeth W. Edmundson and Guy S. Parcel and Cheryl L. Perry and Henry A. Feldman and Mi hael B. Smyth and Carolyn C Johnson and Annah Layman and Kermit Bachman and Tiffany S. Perkins and Kimberly Ennico Smith and Elaine J. Stone},
  journal={American journal of health promotion : AJHP},
  year={1996},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={217-25}
}
PURPOSE The Child and Adolescent Trial for Cardiovascular Health is a multi-site study of a school-based intervention designed to reduce or prevent the development of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The goal was to change (or prevent) related risk behaviors and the psychosocial variables that theoretically influence those behaviors. DESIGN A nested design was used in which schools served as the primary unit of analysis. Twenty-four schools participated at each of four sites (Austin… CONTINUE READING

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