:: Volume 20, Issue 5 (3-2013) ::
Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2013, 20(5): 168-175 Back to browse issues page
Study of Health-promotion behaviors and Life Style among students of Dezful universities
Mahnaz Nilsaz , Elahe Tavasoli , Maryam Mazaheri * 1, Fereshte Sohrabi , Mehdi Khezeli , Zeynab Ghazanfari , Mirzaei A
1- , mazaheri_1350@yahoo.com
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Background & Objective: Health promoting activities and a healthy lifestyle are major strategies to preserve health. Regarding the importance of health in young people, health promotion in society a, this study was designed to Study of Health-promotion behaviors and Life Style among students of Dezful universities Materials & Methods: This study was a cross-sectional-descriptive survey assessing health-promoting lifestyle among students of Dezful universities. A total number of 440 students were recruited in this study using a randomly sampling method. Data were collected using a questionnaire (demographic questions, Health-promotion behaviors including physical, social and emotional functions). Obtained data analyzed by SPSS software in two categories of descriptive and inferential statistics (T test, ANOVA). Results: Age range of participants was 22/78. In addition, 51/1 % of the subjects were BS, 33/7 resident in dormitory, 17% married, 11/3 % of the students had a week Life Style, 54/3% moderate and 34/3% good. Statistical significant association was seen between Life Style and mother job, physical function, Restrictions of Role Playing in Condition of emotional problems and bodily pain (p<0/05). Conclusion: The results reveal that the life style of more than half of the students is week and moderate and students have lower physical and emotional function, thus need designing programs for improving university student's Health-promotion behaviors.
Keywords: Health-promotion behaviors, life style, students
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical microbiology
Received: 2013/03/17 | Accepted: 2013/05/13 | Published: 2013/05/13

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