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MEDICAL SCIENCES 2010, 20(1): 45-51 Back to browse issues page
Association of life style and self-esteem among adolescent girls of daily public high schools of Tehran
Mohammad Sahebzamani * 1, Mohammad Fesharaki , Zohreh Abdollahi Mofrad
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Background: necessity of self-esteem is one of the natural human needs that achieves by following social norms and standards, development, success, right activities and right lifestyle. This study evaluated relationship between lifestyle and self-esteem of adolescent girls. Materials and Methods: This descriptive- correlation study was perfomed on 400 girls who had been eligible to participate in this study. They were selected by multi-stages sampling method. Required information was gathered by three questionnaires, including demographics, lifestyle (diet, sleep-rest, physical activity, sport, smoking and methods of prevention from stress) and coopersmith’s self-esteem.
Results: Self-esteem had significant association with consumption of dairy-products (p<0.0001), vegetables and fruits (p=0.008), sleep and rest (p=0.009), smoking (p=0.009) and prevention from stress (p=0.000), while it had not significant association with consuming meat (p=0.58), bread and cereals (p=0.060), confections (p=0.130), sport (p=0.124) and hookah (p=0.560).
Conclusion: This study showed that there is a relationship between lifestyle (unsuitable diet, inadequate rest and sleep, smoking and unsuitable methods for preventing from stress) and self-esteem.
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Subject: Epidemiology
Received: 2010/08/31
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Sahebzamani M, Fesharaki M, Abdollahi Mofrad Z. Association of life style and self-esteem among adolescent girls of daily public high schools of Tehran. MEDICAL SCIENCES. 2010; 20 (1) :45-51
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Volume 20, Issue 1 (spring 2010) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه علوم پزشکی دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد پزشکی تهران Medical Science Journal of Islamic Azad Univesity - Tehran Medical Branch
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