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A Study on the Life Style of High School Girls in Relation to the Prevention of Osteoporosis, Ahvaz, Iran

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(2017) A Study on the Life Style of High School Girls in Relation to the Prevention of Osteoporosis, Ahvaz, Iran. International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research. pp. 371-379. ISSN 0976-2612

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Abstract

Osteoporosis is considered as a major health problem and the most common metabolic disease disabling in women. This study was performed in order to determine the life style of high school girls in Ahvaz City in relation to the prevention of osteoporosis. In this descriptive-analytical study 510 high school teen girls in Ahvaz City were randomly selected using the stratified cluster sampling methods. A questionnaire was used to collect the data, which was related to the different aspects of the life style associated with the prevention of osteoporosis, including calcium intake, physical activity and quality of sleep. Data were analyzed using SPSS software and Pearson correlation coefficient tests, ANOVA and T-test at a significance level of p<0.05. The findings indicated that they had an unfavorable Life style in the field of nutrition, quality of sleep and physical activity respectively 69.2, 24.9 and 20 of the units reviewed. The Life style of 64.5 of the students was medium. The correlation tests showed a significant relationship between the mother's occupation, mother's education, father's education and economic situation with the amount of calcium intake (p<0.0001). Considering that life style of more than half of the female teens studied was not appropriate, education and information in order to comply with appropriate life style seems essential in preventing the silent disease of osteoporosis. Furthermore, to conduct more surveys and planning in a macro level to solve the problems mentioned in the style of life of the community is necessary.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Lotfi, M.UNSPECIFIED
Hosseini, S.UNSPECIFIED
Rafie, A.UNSPECIFIED
Dostifar, K.UNSPECIFIED
Kassiri, H.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Life style High school girls Prevention Osteoporosis Iran dietary calcium risk-factors students Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology
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Page Range: pp. 371-379
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 8
Number: 4
ISSN: 0976-2612
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/361

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