A survey of life style and its influential Factors Among the University Students in Gorgan

Mansourian, Morteza. and Qorbani, Mostafa. and Soleimani, MohammadAli. and Masoudi, Reza. and Rahimi, Ebrahim. and Asayesh, Hamid. and Rahimzadeh, Hadi. (2009) A survey of life style and its influential Factors Among the University Students in Gorgan. J Jahrom Univ Med Sci, 7 (1).

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Abstract

Introduction: Most of the complex health issues results from chronic diseases in which the individual has areole. The role of individual healthy behaviors like Physical activity, nutrition and stress management on reduction of the rate of diseases mortality and morbidity is well known. The aim of this study is to the conditiondetermination of physical activity, nutrition, and stress in Gorgan,s university students. Material & Methods: The Participants of this cross-sectional study were 800 students of Gorgan,s Universities , selected via random sampling method. The data collections was performed using by a questionnaire including demographic and lifestyle questions. Analysis of the data was performed by Chi square test in SPSS software. A p-value less than 0.05 was considered as significant. Results: The mean age of the subjects was 22.43 and , BMI mean was 24.1. 22.1 % of them were married and 53.9% single. 24.1% of the students had a weak life style, 29.6% moderate, 22.9% good, and 23.4 % excellent. Although the relationship between life style and sex, degree of education, income, father's educational level, mother's job, type of university and cigarette smoking was significant (p-value <0.05), that between life style and age, marital status and BMI was insignificant (p-value> 0.05). Conclusion: The results reveal that the life style of more than half of the student's is weak and moderate. This needs designing some program for improving university student lifestyle.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: life style,
Subjects: WA Public Health
WY Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2017 05:00
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2018 06:56
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6487

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