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Physical Environment
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Construct Name: Physical Environment
Definition of Construct: Physical environment refers to aspects of an individual's neighborhood (defined as the place where one lives, within a 10-minute walk from one's home). This construct refers to environment factors such as the presence of recreational areas and fast food restaurants as well as other types of food stores.
Related Content Area(s):
  • not specified
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Smoking/Tobacco
  • Substance Abuse
Theoretical Foundation: Social cognitive theory.

For more information: http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/constructs/environment/index.html
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Keywords: GEM-DI, CPHHD
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(Last Updated: 12/18/2013 11:30:14 AM by allison ottenbacher)

     

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