Volume 15, Issue 3 (Vol.15, No.3 2019)                   irje 2019, 15(3): 259-268 | Back to browse issues page

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Etebarian Khorasgani A, Ghanbari Khanghah A, Paryad A, Atrkar Roshan Z. Investigation of Health-related Lifestyle and Its Predictive Factors in Residents of Rasht, 2017. irje 2019; 15 (3) :259-268
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1- Master of Medical-Surgical Nursing Student (MSc), Student Research Committee, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
2- Social Determinants of Health Research Center (SDHRC), Department of Nursing (Medical- Surgical), Associate Professor,Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran , at_ghanbari@gums.ac.ir
3- GI Cancer Screening and Prevention Research Center (GCSPRC), Department of Nursing, Instructor, Guilan University of MedicalSciences, Rasht, Iran
4- Social Determinants of Health Research Center (SDHRC), Bio-Statistics, Assistant Professor, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran
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Background and Objectives: Lifestyle is a way that a person chooses throughout life and is an indicator that can affect physical and mental health. This study was conducted to determine the lifestyle of people in Rasht and its predictive factors.
Methods: This analytical, cross-sectional study was conducted in 1000 residents of 5 districts of Rasht. Data were collected using a demographic questionnaire and the Behavioral Health Questionnaire. SPSS software version 20 was used to analyze the data. Pearson correlation coefficient, independent t-test and linear regression were applied.
Results: The result showed that 50.3% of the participants were male and 49.7% were female. According to lifestyle, the rate of using alcohol, physical activity, breakfast, red meat, fruits, salt, and ready meal was 13.4%, 54.3%, 95.6%, 87.7%, 98.4%, 59.6%, and 45.9%, respectively. The majority of the research units (70.1%) never smoked. The mean sleep time was 7.45 ± 63/1 hours.
Conclusion: Based on the results, promotion of nutritional knowledge, increased awareness of the disadvantages of smoking, availability of healthy food at a reasonable price, and physical activity are important factors for lifestyle improvement.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Epidemiology
Received: 2019/12/14 | Accepted: 2019/12/14 | Published: 2019/12/14

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