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Influence of leisure time on health status in Iranian high students; A cross-sectional study

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(2016) Influence of leisure time on health status in Iranian high students; A cross-sectional study. Der Pharmacia Lettre. pp. 250-254. ISSN 09755071 (ISSN)

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Abstract

The leisure time and physical activity have an impact on physical and mental health and human well-being. The purpose of the present study was to examine the influence of leisure time on health status among Iranian high students. A Cross-Sectional Study was carried out among high school students in Ilam, Western of Iran during academic years 2014-2015. Sampling was performed using a multi-stage sampling method. Data were collected by demographic; the General Health Questionnaire-28 (GHQ) and Inventory Leisure Time Activities. SPSS software Package 16 was used to analyze the data of this project. A total 370 student was studied. Subjects consisted of 170 (45.9) males and 200 (54.1) females. The Mean ± SD overall score of general health was higher among female than male (P < 0.05). Among of health dimension, severe depressive symptoms had the highest prevalence (26). While sever social dysfunction (15.4) had the lowest prevalence of severe symptoms. However, there was not significant differences between total leisure time and gender, but also, the Mean ± SD overall score of active leisure time was higher among male than female (P = 0.00). Our finding indicated that the general health is lower in Iranian female students than male students. Also the mean overall score of active leisure time was higher among male than female.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
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Mehrdadi, A.UNSPECIFIED
Sadeghian, S.UNSPECIFIED
Direkvand-Moghadam, A.UNSPECIFIED
Hashemian, A.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Cross-sectional study Health dimension Leisure time anxiety disorder Article depression disease severity female General Health Questionnaire general health status assessment health human human experiment Inventory Leisure Time Activities Iran Iranian (citizen) leisure male sex difference sleep disorder social disability student
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Page Range: pp. 250-254
Journal or Publication Title: Der Pharmacia Lettre
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 8
Number: 1
ISSN: 09755071 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/1412

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