Two methods of assessing the type A coronary-prone behavior pattern in Belgium.

@article{Kittel1978TwoMO,
  title={Two methods of assessing the type A coronary-prone behavior pattern in Belgium.},
  author={France Kittel and Marcel Kornitzer and Stephen Jerome Zyzanski and Christopher David William Jenkins and Randall Rustin and C. Degre},
  journal={Journal of chronic diseases},
  year={1978},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          147-55
        }
}
Two methods developed in U.S.A. for measuring the Type A coronary-prone behavior pattern--the Structured Interview and the self-administered Activity Survey, were translated into French and Flemish and utilized in a large preventive cardiology study in Belgium. The distribution of behavior-type judgments made by trained interviewers were compared to similar data from North America and found to be similarly symmetrical but clustering more toward central categories in Belgium. The Activity Survey… CONTINUE READING
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