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Health Behavior

"Health Behavior" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Health Behavior" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Health Behavior" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1633 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 109 publications in 2015
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