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Beyrambibi Bayat, Bahram Mohebb, Azar Tol, Roya Sadeghi, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad. Effectiveness of an educational intervention on improving health-promoting behaviors and quality of life among health volunteers: Application the BASNEF Model. Payesh. 2018; 17 (1) :53-65
URL: http://payeshjournal.ir/article-1-64-en.html
1- School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Rajaie cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (904 Views)
Objective (s): This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of an educational intervention on health promoting behaviors to improve and quality of life among health volunteers.
Methods: This experimental study conducted on 200 health volunteers of health centers in Tehran, Iran. The intervention included six educational sessions each lasting for 30-45 minutes. Follow up assessment performed six month later. Study instruments included the Health-promoting Behaviors (HPLP-II), Quality of life (SF-36) and a designed questionnaire based on the BAZNEF constructs.
Results: The findings revealed that, before intervention, there were no significant differences in demographics, and health-promoting behaviors between two groups (p>0.05). After the intervention, mean scores of the BASNEF model constructs, health-promoting behaviors, and quality of life (except for role emotional and mental health) increased significantly in the intervention group (p<0,001).
Conclusion: The study results revealed that the BASNEF-based intervention was effective in improving health promoting behaviors and quality of life among health volunteers.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical
Accepted: 2017/12/16 | ePublished ahead of print: 2017/12/20 | Published: 2018/01/15

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