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Table 1 Social Cognitive Theory Constructs that Informed the Topic Guide and Data Analysis of Focus Groups of Patients with Inflammatory Arthritides

From: Barriers and facilitators for screening and treatment of hyperlipidemia among patients with inflammatory arthritis

Theoretical ConstructDefinition
Self-EfficacyPerceived ability that one can exercise control over one’s health habits,
Outcome ExpectationThe expected costs and benefits for different health habits,
Socio-Cultural FactorsKnowledge of health risks and benefits of different health practices. The perceived facilitators and social and structural impediments to the changes they seek.