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Determining Health Belief Model Constructs to Prevent Cardiovascular Diseases among Teachers of Boys high Schools in Dehloran City
Rahmat Chatripour Mr1, Davoud Shojaeizadeh Mr 2, Azar Tol1, Kourosh Sayehmiri Mr3
1- Dept of Health, Faculty of Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Dept of Health, Faculty of Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , shojae5@yahoo.com
3- Psychosocial Injuries Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran
Abstract:   (4470 Views)

Introduction: All around the world, cardiovascular disease is the main reason of mortality and disability, due to importance of teacher’s role in health promotion. This research aimed at determining the Health Belief Model constructs to prevent  cardiovascular disease among  boys high schools teachers in Deloran in 2014.

Materials & methods: This cross-sectional study performed among  78 of 10th grade teachers in Dehloran city which setected by census sampling method. The research’s questionnaire included demographic information and items of six HBM constructs , which its validity has carried out  by expert panel of health education. Meanwhile to determine reliability Cronbach’s alpha coefficient separately for each component usedand the Cronbachchr('39')s alpha range was from 0.64-0.89. The collected data analyzed by SPSS version16 using cross suitable statistical tests.

Findings: the  average of  teacherschr('39') BMI was 24.84. seventy five percent of participants were experts and 91% were married. Average score of cues to ation  was 1.47 ± 0.32 and self- efficacy was 1.84 ± 0.69 . There was a significant correlation between the perceived suseptibility, job experience with self-efficacy, marital status with perceived benefits (P<0.05).

Discussion & conclusions: The results revealed components status had undesirable in cues to action and  action and self-efficacy. This important issue indicates the necessity of planning to improve the self-efficacy and cues to action among teachers.

Keywords: Health belief model, Cardiovascular disease, Teachers
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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2015/08/10 | Accepted: 2016/02/8 | Published: 2017/07/1

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