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Dr. McDonald Assignment:

All Team Members (at least one factor and article for each team member).

  1. What are the behavioral risk factors (reinforcing, predisposing, enabling) associated with your group’s identified health issue? These are not articles about pathophysiology, lab tests, treatment, etc. These are articles about reinforcing, predisposing, and enabling factors.
  2. You MUST utilize and cite at least 1 peer-reviewed, academic journal article to support each of the identified behavioral risk factors (team members cannot use the same article). NOTE: Articles from non-peer reviewed, non-academic journals will NOT count. 
  3. Texas Health Data, for BRFSS data (for older data, -2010)

intervention* or prevention* OR treatment* OR therap*

"risk factor*" or "contributing factor*" or predispos*

"environmental influence*"


"type 2 diabetes " OR "diabetes mellitus type 2"

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