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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2017, 22(3): 364-374 Back to browse issues page
Impact of Theory-Based Education about Cardiovascular Disease on Preventative Nutrition Behavior of Women Aged 30-45 Years
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Introduction: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in many countries. Its prevention has been discussed by the World Health Organization. The current study determined the effect of an educational program designed to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease based on the health belief model on the preventative nutrition behavior of women aged 30-45 years.

Result: Educational intervention increased the scores for knowledge and health belief model structures except when barriers were perceived (The mean consumption of calories, carbohydrates, fats, fatty acids, salt, milk groups, bread and cereals decreased, but the consumption of milk, dairy products and vegetables increased (p < 0.05).

Education based on the health belief model effectively increased knowledge and promoted nutritional behavior for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Keywords: education, health belief model, nutritional behavior, cardiovascular disease, women
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Educational health
Received: 2017/02/26 | Accepted: 2017/07/23 | Published: 2017/07/25



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