Volume 17, Issue 3 (3-2018)                   ijdld 2018, 17(3): 157-164 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Faculty of Medicine, Gonabad University of Medical Sciences, Gonabad, Iran
2- Neurogenic Inflammation Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran , mohammadish@mums.ac.ir
3- Department of Public Health, School of Health, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Biochemistry of Nutritional Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
Abstract:   (3382 Views)
Background: According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death. Behavior modification to improve lifestyle habits can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to investigate the health promoting lifestyle in Patients with cardiovascular disease in 2014.
Methods: After approval of the study, 352 patients with cardiovascular disease in Gonabad city were enrolled 2014. Data were collected using Health Promoting Lifestyle Promoting (HPLP2) questionnaire. Then analyzed using SPSS software and the Mann-Whitney and Kruskal-Wallis tests. The significance level of P value was considered to be less than 0.05.
Results: Three hundred and fifty-two patients (232 females and 120 males) were recruited, with a mean age of 61.89 ± 1.34 years. The highest mean score of lifestyle was 24.45 ± 8.05 in personal relationships and the lowest was 12.65 ± 5.60 in the area of stress management. All structures had the direct impact on the lifestyle that the most direct impact was social relations (R2= 0.329) and the least direct impact was stress management (R2= 0.164) and the strongest predictor of lifestyle in the mechanisms related to physical activity with the overall effect 14.38 was based on the pattern walker.
Conclusion: Considering, life style has a significant effect on cardiovascular disease. It is possible to improve the lifestyle of patients by providing steps to prevent and control this disease.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/04/24 | Accepted: 2018/03/18 | Published: 2018/10/13