رفتارهای ارتقاء دهنده سلامت در سالمندان غرب تهران

نیکپور, صغری and حبیبی, عقیل and سیدالشهدایی, مهناز and حقانی, حمید and حاجی کاظمی, افتخارالسادات (1385) رفتارهای ارتقاء دهنده سلامت در سالمندان غرب تهران. Middle east journal of age and aging ــ 3 (3). pp. 3-7. شاپا 1449-8677

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Health promotion behaviors among elderly in west area in Tehran-Iran 2006

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Abstract: As individuals live longer, health promotion behaviors become even more important, particularly with regard to correlated factors. The purpose of this study was to understand health promotion behaviors and their correlated factors in Iranian elderly living in west area in Tehran-Iran. This study was a descriptive-correlational study to explore the relationship between health promotion behaviors and correlated factors. A convenience sample of 410 community residents who were over 60 years old and cognitively intact were selected from 6 regions in west of Teran. Participants who consented to participate in the study were interviewed by trained interviewers with a structured questionnaire. Results: The mean score of health promotion behaviors was 7.08± 1.59, range 3-9), indicating that the study participants engaged in approximately 7 health promotion behaviors. Approximately 85.9% and 94.6 of the participants neither smoked nor drank alcohol. 69.3% and 69.8, 64.6% of the elderly engaged in low salt diet and low fat diet and exercise, respectively.76.8% and 75.6% consumed milk and dairy and meat, fresh vegetables and fruits respectively. Only 0.7% received flu shots. There were statistically significant differences in the mean score of Health promotion behaviors with regard to gender, age group, and education, economic status, Perceived health status to the peer group of elderly, Living arrangement, number of chronic diseases.

Item Type:Article
زبان سند : انگلیسی
نویسنده مسئول :صغری نیکپور
کلیدواژه ها (انگلیسی):Health promotion behaviors ; Elderly
Subjects:WA Public Health
WA Public Health

WT Geriatrics . Chronic Diseases
WY Nursing
Divisions:Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery > Department of Nursing
ID Code:2178
Deposited By: Dr Aghil Habibi soola
Deposited On:17 Nov 1390 07:48
Last Modified:23 Nov 1391 09:23

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