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Survey of the Effect of Educational Intervention on the Nutrition Physical Activity and Stress Management of Patients with Hypertension among the Rural Population of Aligoudarz County of Lorestan Province in 2015
Hajar Shayesteh1, Morteza Mansoriyan 2, Amin Mirzaie2, Korosh Sayehmiri3
1- Student Research Committee, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
2- Dept of Public Health, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
3- Dept of Epidemiology, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
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Introduction: Hypertension is one of the chronic health problems across the world and raises significant global responsibility in developed and developing countries. The aim of this study was the survey of the effect of educational intervention on the nutrition, physical activity and stress management of patients with hypertension among the Rural Population of Aligoudarz County of Lorestan province.

Materials & methods: This study is of an interventional type which was conducted from November 2013 to June 2014 in the rural regions of Ghaman Sultan (30 people), Doozan (28 people) and Soor (28 people) in the city of Aligudarz in Lorestan Province in 2015 were selected by simple random sampling. Before the intervention, both groups completed the standard questionnaire of health promotion lifestyle profile (HPLP II) and two months after the treatment, both groups completed the same questionnaire. The results were analyzed using the SPSS software, t-test, and Chi- square.

Findings: The age mean and the standard deviation in both cases and control groups, were respectively 59.95 ± 7.9 and 64.51 ± 9.2 years old. The mean and the standard deviation for the three dimensions of physical activity, nutrition, and stress management before the educational intervention in the case group 16/09±4/5, 24/34±3/6, 19/34±3/8 and in the control group 16/04±4/6, 26/5±4/04, 20/02±4/1 and after the educational intervention in the case group increase to 24/76±6/5, 30/5±2/8, 25/7± 3/7 and in the control group increase to 21/48±4/8, 29/27±3/3 and 23/5±3/8. As well, the average scores for the three dimensions of physical activity, nutrition, and stress management after the educational intervention in the case group compared to the control group showed a significant increase (P<0/05).

Discussion & Conclusions: Given the relationship between dimensions of lifestyle including nutrition, physical activity and stress management and hypertension, it seems that implementing educational programs in the field of nutrition, physical activity, and stress are essential to the improvement of the knowledge and modification of the behavior among patients with hypertension.

Keywords: Hypertension, Nutrition, Physical activity, Stress management, Educational intervention
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health education
Received: 2015/09/10 | Accepted: 2015/12/5 | Published: 2016/06/15
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Shayesteh H, Mansoriyan M, Mirzaie A, Sayehmiri K. Survey of the Effect of Educational Intervention on the Nutrition Physical Activity and Stress Management of Patients with Hypertension among the Rural Population of Aligoudarz County of Lorestan Province in 2015. sjimu. 2016; 24 (2) :54-62
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