Volume 1, Number 4 (1-2014)                   2014, 1(4): 45-54 | Back to browse issues page


XML Persian Abstract Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Amiri A, Rkhshany F, Farmanbar R. The Effect of Educational Program based on BASNEF Model on Healthy Lifestyle of Taxi Drivers in Langroud . Journal of Torbat Heydariyeh University of Medical Sciences. 2014; 1 (4) :45-54
URL: http://jms.thums.ac.ir/article-1-112-en.html

Abstract:   (4902 Views)

Background and Aim: The lifestyle is part of living that is actually being realized which covers a full range of activities that people do every day.  These activities and habits include:eating habits, sleeping and rest, physical activity, weight control, smoking and alcohol, immunization against disease, compatibility with stress, and  the ability to support family and community. Therefore, the present study aimed tofind out the effect of education program based  on  BASNEF model on healthy lifestyle of langroud’taxi drivers in 2012 with emphasis on physical activity,nutrition and lack of smoking.

Material and Methods: The present study was a quasi-experimental study to find outthe healthy lifestyle (fits BASNEF model )on the 200 taxi drivers of langroud city in 2012.  The sampling method was multi-stage random sampling. In the first stage, drivers were randomly divided into control and interventional groups. Then, in each group based on age and education level, 100 drivers (n=100) were randomly selected. Data were collected through a researcher made  questionnaire based on BAZNEF model. The validity and reliability were confirmed by experts and Cornbrash’s alpha coefficient was(79/6%). After primary data collection, educational intervention was performed and 2 months later data were collected again. In the study (p< 0/05)was consideredsignificant. 

Result: The Result of  paired  t- test  showed that average knowledge scores, attitude, behavior, subjective norms and enabling factors  of  27/61,39/48,30/98,9/28,13/6to35/18,43/23,36/35,10/89,16/04increase before the intervention . Also the result ofPearson Correlation showed that knowledge variable is more than othervariables.The highestcorrelationis with behavior. The regression showedthat knowledge variable and enabling factors are the most effective structure in predicting healthy lifestyle.

Conclusion: The results of this study showed that education program based on BAZNEF model is effective to promote a healthy lifestyle in urban  taxi drivers.

Full-Text [PDF 726 kb]   (1209 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/09/29 | Accepted: 2014/09/29 | Published: 2014/09/29

Add your comments about this article : Your username or email:
Write the security code in the box

Send email to the article author


© 2015 All Rights Reserved | Journal of Torbat Heydariyeh University of Medical Sciences

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb