Medical Sociology Discussion

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First, use each of the four elements of the health belief model to explain why so few Americans eat five portions of fruits and vegetables daily. Second, explain why policy makers who want to improve Americans’ diets need to additionally pay attention to elements (demographics, cultural memberships, and/or living conditions) from the health lifestyle theory.

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School: Carnegie Mellon University

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Running head: HEALTH BELIEF MODEL

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The Health Belief Model
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HEALTH BELIEF MODEL

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QUESTION 1: The Health Belief Model (HBM)
The HBM Model is used to explain and predict health behaviors. It has several elements
which are discussed below.
Perceived susceptibility: Most Americans believe that they can be healthy without
eating the five portions of fruits and vegetable daily. They do not perceive any risk health by
failing to eat five portions of fruits and vegetable daily (Weitz, 2017). However, the few who
believes t...

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