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- Understanding environmental influences on nutrition and physical activity behaviors: Where should we look and what should we count?.International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2006; 3 (Available:) (Accessed May 7, 2008): 33
- Health promotion by social cognitive means.Health Education and Behavior. 2004; 31: 143-164
- Obesity in low-income rural women: qualitative insights about physical activity and eating patterns.Women & Health. 2006; 44: 57-78
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This research was supported by grant # 58/CCU322798 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings and conclusions in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.