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Table 1 Health Survey Stages of Change Survey Measures

From: Measuring healthy behaviours using the stages of change model: an investigation into the physical activity and nutrition behaviours of Australian miners

Stages of Change Survey Measure
Maintenance I took action more than 6 months ago to change my [exercise / eating] habits and I’m working hard to maintain this change
Action I am doing something to improve my [exercise / eating] habits
Preparation I have definite plans to improve my [exercise / eating] habits in the next month
Contemplation I’m seriously intending to improve my [exercise / eating] habits in the next 6 months
Precontemplation Traditional Measure As far as I’m concerned my [exercise / eating] habits don’t need changing Modified Measure I know I should improve my [exercise / eating] habits but I don’t intend to