Attitudes of Secondary School Students toward Health Promotion Behaviors in Al- Hila City

Authors

  • Hasaan Abd Ali1 , Salma K . Jihad2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10634

Keywords:

Attitudes of Secondary School Students toward Health Promotion.

Abstract

Objectives To identify the school students sociodemographic characteristics . To assess the attitude of

participants toward health promotion .

Methodology: A cross-sectional descriptive study consisting of (177)students ,to Attitudes of Secondary

School Students toward Health Promotion Behaviors of secondary school student in Al- Hilla City

Result: :Analysis of data reveals that there is a( 67.8%) of adolescent have a normal body mass index, and

(15.8) have underweight, (12.4%) overweight, while(4%) only have obesity.

Conclusion: Most of the students maintained normal weight status according to their BMI. Most of students

aged at middle adolescence period, males more than females, majority of students were un married, at fourth

grade, most of them were urban residence and ordered as 2nd member in the family, majority of them were

not smoking and live with their parents.

Author Biography

Hasaan Abd Ali1 , Salma K . Jihad2

1Master Student, 2Prof. Dr., Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Babylon

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Hasaan Abd Ali1 , Salma K . Jihad2. (2020). Attitudes of Secondary School Students toward Health Promotion Behaviors in Al- Hila City. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1552-1555. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10634