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Measurement in health behavior

methods for research and education

by Colleen Konicki Di Iorio

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health behavior -- Measurement,
  • Health behavior -- Research -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-296) and index

    StatementColleen Konicki Di Iorio
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA776.9 .D54 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17188071M
    ISBN 100787970972
    LC Control Number2005027390

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