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Association Between Lifestyle and Hypertension in Patients Referred to Health Care Centers of Ilam City in 2014

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(2015) Association Between Lifestyle and Hypertension in Patients Referred to Health Care Centers of Ilam City in 2014. Global journal of health science. pp. 161-7. ISSN 1916-9736 (Print) 1916-9736 (Linking)

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Official URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26755476

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Lifestyle is referred to an individual's healthy and unhealthy behaviors that can affect their health statues. The present study aim was association between lifestyle and hypertension in patients referred to healthcare centers of Ilam city in 2014. MATERIALS & METHODS: This research study was a case-control study. The data were collected through a standard questionnaire of health-promoting lifestyle profile (HPLPII) as well as the researcher's direct visit to the health care centers in the city of Ilam. After the questionnaires were collected and classified, the data were entered into SPSS software and analyzed by descriptive statistics, chi-square tests, T-Tests and logistic regression. RESULTS: The mean and the standard deviation of the age of the main and the control groups were 57.1 (2.22) and 56.5 (2.99) years old, respectively. 10.9of the control group and 25.5. of the cases was smoking cigarettes or hookah. The results of the data analysis showed that the mean scores obtained by the main and the control groups on measures of physical activity, psychological growth, stress and total lifestyleare significantly different, so that the obtained score in the dimensions in patients with hypertension was significantly lower than the score obtained among the healthy individuals. CONCLUSIONS: According to the results it seems that educational interventions in the field of healthy lifestyle for individuals with hypertension risk can have an effect on controlling this disease and reducing its incidence.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Shafieyan, Z.UNSPECIFIED
Qorbani, M.UNSPECIFIED
Rastegari Mehr, B.UNSPECIFIED
Mahboubi, M.UNSPECIFIED
Rezapour, A.UNSPECIFIED
Safari, O.UNSPECIFIED
Ansari, H.UNSPECIFIED
Esmaeli Kia, M.UNSPECIFIED
Asayesh, H.UNSPECIFIED
Mansourian, M.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Adult Aged Aged, 80 and over Case-Control Studies Comorbidity Diet/*methods Female *Health Behavior Humans Hypertension/*epidemiology Iran/epidemiology *Life Style Male Middle Aged Obesity/*epidemiology Referral and Consultation Risk Factors Smoking/*epidemiology Surveys and Questionnaires
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Page Range: pp. 161-7
Journal or Publication Title: Global journal of health science
Journal Index: Pubmed
Volume: 8
Number: 6
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.5539/gjhs.v8n6p161
ISSN: 1916-9736 (Print) 1916-9736 (Linking)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/1082

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