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puorokhoshvari N, pasha A, ghanbari A, atrkarruoshan Z, majdteimuori R. Health Behaviors of Faculty members of Guilan University of Medical Science and ‎their relations with demographic factors. J Holist Nurs Midwifery. 2009; 19 (2) :8-13
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Introduction: Health behaviors are important criteria of health determinants.‎

 Objective: This study is carried out to identify health behaviors of Guilan University of Medical ‎Science faculty members and their relations with demographic factors.‎

 Methods: In this descriptive correlational study, ‎‏203‏‎ faculty members from Guilan University of ‎Medical Science participated. Data was collected by a two part questionnaire which was self ‎administered.

‎ Results: The research findings revealed that faculty members obtained ‎‏65.9‏‎ percents of health ‎behaviors scores‏.‏‎ There was significant relation between health behaviors with sample's sex ‎‎(P=‎‏0.001‏‎), educational level (P=‎‏0.004‏‎), title (P=‎‏0.034‏‎) and history of chronic diseases (P=‎‏0.036‏‎).‎ Conclusion: In overall, faculty members’ health behaviors were in average level but their physical ‎activity was poor. Regarding to their modeling role for‏ ‏students, health-promoting programs must be ‎applied for health promotion.‎

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/23 | Accepted: 2014/08/23 | Published: 2014/08/23

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