Volume 4, Issue 2 (6-2014)                   J Research Health 2014, 4(2): 687-693 | Back to browse issues page

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Hosseini M, Sarbakhsh P, Ghasemi S, Parvizi S. Health-promoting behaviors in people admitted to selected health centers in Tehran in 2010. J Research Health. 2014; 4 (2) :687-693
URL: http://jrh.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-154-en.html
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Health-promoting behaviors in health centers' clients in Tehran2010 Running title: Health-promoting behaviors in health centers' clients in Tehran Background: The importance of health-promoting behaviors to maintain their independence and improve life quality of their performance, as most people will increase longevity. This study aimed to evaluate the health-promoting behaviors in clients of health care centers in Tehran. Method: This cross sectional descriptive study on 612 people (239 males and 373 females) attending selected health centers in Tehran and were selected based on purposive sampling method . Data gathering scale was "health promotion lifestyle profile 2". The instrument contains 52 items and 6 subscales include spiritual growth, health responsibility, exercise, nutrition, interpersonal support and stress management. The options range is from 1 to 4 and the sum of all scores of at least 52 and at most 208 are scored. Overall rating for the overall of health promotion lifestyle choices and rates by calculating the average of 52 individual responses to six statements on a scale with a mean response of individual sub-scales derived. The average weight of the total score 4-1 to maintain response rates among sub-expressions and comparison of targeted measures have been proposed. Results: The analysis showed that the highest average were of spiritual growth, in contrast physical activity was the lowest status. The most significant correlation between scores on health responsibility scale and subscale scores and low physical activity, there was a significant correlation between physical activity subscale scores and subscale scores for interpersonal relationships were observed. Discussion: In this study, physical activity and health responsibilities subscales were allocated to the lowest score. This can be considered administrators and staff as well as health care team in the field of health and eliminate or reduce this problem should be attempted.
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Type of Study: Orginal Article |
Received: 2012/08/18 | Accepted: 2013/09/7 | Published: 2014/06/21

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