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Health Promotion Programs: A Primer – James F. McKenzie, Brad L. Neiger, Rosemary Thackeray Fifth Edition Theories and Models Commonly Used for Health Promotion Interventions Chapter 7
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Definitions Theory – “a set of interrelated concepts, definitions, and propositions that present a systematic view of events or situations by specifying relations among variables in order to explain and predict the events of Model – is a subclass of theory; “draws upon a number of theories to help people understand a specific problem in a particular setting or Concept – primary elements of theories or building blocks of theory (Glanz et al., 2002) Construct – a concept developed, created, or adopted for use with a specific theory (Kerlinger, 1986) Variable – the operational (practical use) form of a construct; (Rimer & Glanz, 2005, p. 4); how a construct will be measured (Glanz et al., 2002)
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Examples of the Definitions Concept – personal belief
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Ch_07_5e - Fifth Edition Planning, Implementing, &...

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