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|Title: ||Self Efficacy as a Mediator of the Relationship between Dietary Knowledge and Behavior|
|Authors: ||Rimal, Arbindra|
Balasubramanian, Siva K.
|Authors (Email): ||Rimal, Arbindra (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Moon, Wanki (email@example.com)
Balasubramanian, Siva K. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Miljkovic, Dragan (Dragan.email@example.com)
|Keywords: ||dietary knowledge|
|Issue Date: ||2011-11|
|Abstract: ||Translating the dietary knowledge among individuals into healthy behavior remains a
challenging task. This study examines the causal relationship between dietary knowledge and
behavior by including self-efficacy in the models.
A series of regression models were developed based on Baron and Kenny (1986) to assess
whether self-efficacy mediated the link between the predictor variables and dietary behavior.
Regression analyses supported the hypothesized relationships that self-efficacy mediates effects
of dietary knowledge and social influences on dietary behavior. Self-efficacy also accounted for
variance in eating behavior not explained by knowledge or demographic variables.|
|Institution/Association: ||Journal of Food Distribution Research>Volume 42, Number 3, November 2011|
|Total Pages: ||14|
|From Page: ||28|
|To Page: ||41|
|Collections:||Volume 42, Number 3, November 2011|
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