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A survey of life style and its influential Factors Among the University Students in Gorgan
Morteza Mansorian , Mostafa Qorbani , MohammadAli Solaimani , Reza Masoodi , Ebrahim Rahimi , Hamid Asayesh
Abstract:   (2110 Views)


 Most of the complex health issues results from chronic diseases in   which the individual has areole. The role of individual healthy behaviors like Physical activity, nutrition and stress management on reduction of the rate of  diseases mortality and morbidity is well known. The aim of this study is to the conditiondetermination of physical activity, nutrition, and stress in Gorgan,s university students.

Material & Methods:

 The Participants of this cross-sectional study were 800 students of Gorgan,s Universities , selected via random sampling method. The data collections was performed using by a questionnaire including demographic and lifestyle questions. Analysis of the data was performed by Chi square test in SPSS software. A p-value less than 0.05  was considered as significant.


 The mean age of the subjects  was 22.43 and , BMI mean was 24.1. 22.1 %  of them were married and 53.9% single. 24.1% of the  students had a weak life style, 29.6% moderate, 22.9% good, and 23.4 % excellent.  Although the relationship between life style and sex,  degree of education, income, father's  educational level, mother's job, type of university and cigarette smoking was significant (p-value <0.05), that between life style and age, marital status and BMI was insignificant (p-value> 0.05).


 The results reveal that  the life style of more than half of the student's is weak and moderate. This needs designing some  program for improving  university student lifestyle.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: ect
Received: 2016/06/8 | Accepted: 2016/06/8 | Published: 2016/06/8

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