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Table 6 Health-related behaviors analogous to AIS

From: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis screening for school, community, and clinical health promotion practice utilizing the PRECEDE-PROCEED model

Behavior Definition
Illness behavior Activity undertaken by an individual, who perceives they are ill, to define the state of their health and discover a suitable remedy.
Parenting health behavior Wellness, prevention, at-risk, illness, self-care, or sick-role actions performed by an individual for the purpose of ensuring, maintaining, or improving the health of a child for whom the individual has responsibility.
  1. Source: [1] Green & Kreuter, 1999