Evaluation of Health Promotion Activities in Diabetic Patients Type ?? Admitted to Clinics in Najaf Abad 2013


Ali Shafiee 1 , * , Arash Ghoddosi 1

1 Department of Nursing, Khorasgan (Isfahan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, IR Iran

How to Cite: Shafiee A, Ghoddosi A. Evaluation of Health Promotion Activities in Diabetic Patients Type ?? Admitted to Clinics in Najaf Abad 2013, Jundishapur J Chronic Dis Care. Online ahead of Print ; 3(2):32270.


Jundishapur Journal of Chronic Disease Care: 3 (2); 32270
Published Online: April 18, 2014
Article Type: Research Article
Received: November 16, 2013
Accepted: March 15, 2014


Introduction: Health promotion activities can improve both, physical and spiritual health. Due to the effect of these behaviors on the quality of life in patients with chronic diseases, the aim of this study was to investigate these behaviors in diabetic patients.

Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive study of the state of health promotion and demographic affecting factors, in 152 patients with type 2 diabetes which by using a standard questionnaire HPLP?? (Health Promoting Lifestyle Profile ??) that its validity and reliability were approved-was done. The data were analyzed by using descriptive statistical tests.

Results: The average age was 57 years, 64% female, 36% male and 84.8 percent were married. Within the behaviors of health promotion, spiritual and developmental growth, and interpersonal relationships, respectively, with an average of 2.54 and 2.47 had the highest score, and physical activity and responsibility for health, respectively, with 1.78 and 2.3, had the lowest score, stress management and nutrition score were less than average. No statistically significant relationship between the practice of health promotion and gender, education, marital status, disease control methods was considered, but a statistically significant relationship with smoking status, job status and age of patients, was found (P < 0.05).

Conclusions: Health promotion life style behaviors of samples are undesirable. It seems that in order to change the lifestyle and health behaviors of diabetic patients, more training is needed.

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