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صفحه نخست /Relationship between Health ...
عنوان
Relationship between Health literacy and Health Promoting Behaviors among Iranian Employees: A cross – sectional study
نوع پژوهش مقاله ارائه شده (پوستر یا سخنرانی)
کلیدواژه‌ها
Keywords: Health literacy, Health promoting behaviors, Employees, Iran
چکیده
Introduction: Health literacy is considered as a one of the main determinants of health promoting behaviors. This cross – sectional study was done with the aim of determining health literacy status and its relationship with health promoting behaviors among employees’ personnel in Hamadan University of Medical Sciences in Hamadan city at the west of Iran in 2016. Material and Methods: By stratified sampling method 188 employees were selected. The data collection tools were two self-administered questionnaires including: Health Literacy for Iranian Adults (HELIA) and Health Promoting Lifestyle profile II (HPLP – II). Data were analyzed applying univariate and multivariate regressions by using SPSS software, Version 22. Results: The mean ± SD of employees was 36.84 ± 6.32 years. The majority of participants were females (71%). The most of participants gained information, related to the health, via the internet (74.5%). There was significant relationship between health literacy and health promoting behaviors (F = 7.22, P < 0.001). Health literacy had significant effect on the interpersonal communication (P < 0.1), nutrition (P< 0.05), and responsibility to health (P< 0.001). Conclusion: Results showed that the health literacy and health promoting behaviors were in undesirable status. Health literacy had positive effect on nutritional behavior, interpersonal communication and responsibility toward health, which seems developing training programs are useful. Keywords: Health literacy, Health promoting behaviors, Employees, Iran
پژوهشگران فروزان رضاپور شاه کلائی (نفر دوم)، بابک معینی (نفر چهارم)