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MEDICAL SCIENCES 2012, 22(1): 69-77 Back to browse issues page
Comparing lifestyle between menopause women with and without coronary heart diseases during 2010-2011
Diana Hekari * 1, Rahmat Mohammadzadeh 2, Hengameh Khajavikia 3, Soheila Zarei 3
1- Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch, Tabriz, Iran , dianahekari@gmail.co
2- Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran
3- Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch, Tabriz, Iran
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Background: Life style has an important role on prevention or development of heart diseases, and it’s adjustment is effective in controlling the complications of these diseases, so that it can reduce up to 50% of premature mortality of disease.
 Materials and methods: This is a comparative cross-sectional study in which lifestyle of 370 menopause women with coronary heart diseases and 400 healthy menopause women were studied. Sample selection was cluster sampling. Data were analyzed using descriptive and analytic statistically methods.
Results: The mean difference between the score of lifestyle of menopause women with coronary heart diseases and healthy menopause women was significant (p=0.001, t=3.41). The difference between the scores of food habits, physical activities and stress were statistically significant (p<0.05, t=3.68). But, the difference between the scores of cigarette smoking, ways to cope with stress and sleep and rest patterns were not statistically significant (p=0.707, t=0.377, p=0.370, t=0.898 and p=0.508, t=0.976, respectively). Also, there was a negative correlation between the score of lifestyle and risk of coronary heart diseases.
Conclusion: Due to presence in carious social environments, nurses can play an effective role in primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart diseases by correcting the patient’s lifestyles especially in the health level of the society.
Keywords: Life style, Coronary heart diseases, Menopause
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Type of Study: Survey/Cross Sectional/Descriptive | Subject: Cardiology
Received: 2012/04/3
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hekari D, Mohammadzadeh R, Khajavikia H, Zarei S. Comparing lifestyle between menopause women with and without coronary heart diseases during 2010-2011. MEDICAL SCIENCES. 2012; 22 (1) :69-77
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فصلنامه علوم پزشکی دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد پزشکی تهران Medical Science Journal of Islamic Azad Univesity - Tehran Medical Branch
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