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Life-Style and Health Behavior

  • John G. Bruhn

Abstract

The heaviest burdens of illness in the United States today are related to aspects of individual behavior, especially long-term patterns of behavior often referred to as “life-style.” The Centers for Disease Control (1980) of the United States Health Service have estimated that 50% of mortality from the 10 leading causes of death in the United States can be traced to life-style.

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Health Behavior Behavioral Health Health Behavior Change Seat Belt Illness Behavior 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John G. Bruhn
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  1. 1.School of Allied Health SciencesUniversity of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA

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