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Salehi L, Haidari F. Efficacy of PRECEDE Model in Promoting Nutritional Behaviors in a Rural Society. irje 2011; 6 (4) :21-27
URL: http://irje.tums.ac.ir/article-1-65-en.html
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Background & Objectives: Proceed model is widely used in health promoting program. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of PRECEDE Model –based educational program on nutritional behaviors in a rural society.
Methods: This study was a quasi-experimental (before – after) study and conducted on one hundred eighteen women in eight rural areas in Fridan. Based on precede model, CHD mortality rate, incorrect nutritional habits and nutritional behaviors were identified as the most important indicators. During educational intervention, predisposing factors, enabling factors and reinforcement factors were noticed.The training content was designed based on precede model contains 3 educational sessions weekly for 2 months.
Results: Following the educational intervention, the mean score of knowledge, attitude were significantly increased and predisposing, Enabling and Reinforcing factors as well as behavior were improved. Approximately nine percent of participants perceived they are at risk of heart diseases and 12.96% believed that their regimes are not healthy (bad). Near 48% indicated that heart diseases are preventable diseases.
Conclusion: The finding of current study confirmed the practicability and effectiveness of the PRECEDE Model –based educational program on Behavioral.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2010/02/10 | Accepted: 2010/07/3 | Published: 2013/09/1

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