Socio-ecological models were developed to further the understanding of the dynamic interrelations among various personal and environmental factors.
It describes, which factors influence behaviour. I.e. Intrapersonal: attitudes, knowledge, self-efficacy, developmental history…
Interpersonal: social networks, social support (family, parents, co-workers, peers)
Organisational: social institutions with rules, regulations, policies and ethos that may promote health
Community: shared identities, relationships among organization, institutions and informational networks within defined boundaries
Environment/policy: Policies, advocacy, environments and structures that impact on health