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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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Health Behaviors of Faculty members of Guilan University of Medical Science and their relations with demographic factors

By:  Pour vakhshoori, N, MSN. Pasha, A, MSN. Ghanbari, A, PhD.

 Atrkar Roshan, Z, MS in Statistics. Majd Teymoori, R, MSN

Abstract:

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.

Keywords: Health behavior, Faculty, medical, Demography

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

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