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Healthy lifestyle in teachers.
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PMID:  23555149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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INTRODUCTION: The role of individual healthy behaviors like physical activity, nutrition and stress management on reduction of rate of disease mortality and morbidity is well known. The aim of this study is to determine healthy life style in teachers employed in district No.4 in Isfahan, Iran, in 2010.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: The participants of this cross-sectional study were 96 teachers in district No. 4, selected via random sampling method. The data collection was performed using a questionnaire including demographic healthy lifestyle questions. Analysis of the data was performed through Software SPSS version 18.
RESULTS: The mean age of the subjects was 40.26 ± 6.05 years and, BMI mean was 25.08 ± 3.20. 96.8% of them were married and 3.1% also were single. 1% of the teachers had a weak lifestyle, 13.5%had moderate, 85.4% had a good lifestyle. In terms of nutrition, 2% of the teachers had a weak lifestyle, 23% moderate, 74% good. 76% in terms of physical activity, 29.2% smoking and 21.9% stress had a weak lifestyle.
CONCLUSION: According to the results, planning for teachers in school for receiving information about healthy lifestyle is important.
Authors:
Asiyeh Pirzadeh; Gholamreza Sharifirad; Aziz Kamran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-12-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of education and health promotion     Volume:  1     ISSN:  2277-9531     ISO Abbreviation:  J Educ Health Promot     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-04     Completed Date:  2013-04-05     Revised Date:  2013-04-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101593794     Medline TA:  J Educ Health Promot     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
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