Sedentary Lifestyle, Smoking and Alcohol: Assessment of Life Habits for Health Promotion of Students University

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/304415
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Sedentary Lifestyle, Smoking and Alcohol: Assessment of Life Habits for Health Promotion of Students University
Author(s):
Damasceno, Marta Maria Coelho; Freitas, Roberto Wagner Júnior Freire de; Marinho, Niciane Bandeira Pessoa; Zanetti, Maria Lúcia; Araújo, Márcio Flávio Moura de; Vasconcelos, Hérica Cristina Alves de
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Marta Maria Coelho Damasceno, PhD, martadamasceno@terra.com.br; Roberto Wagner Júnior Freire de Freitas, MS; Niciane Bandeira Pessoa Marinho, RN; Maria Lúcia Zanetti, PhD, RN; Márcio Flávio Moura de Araújo, ; Hérica Cristina Alves de Vasconcelos, MS;
Abstract:

Poster presented on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Monday, July 22, 2013

Purpose: One of the core competencies of health promoter nurse is the diagnostic evaluation, important for planning, through health education, appropriate strategies, consistent approaches and attainable goals. The association of the risk for cardiovascular disease with habits such as sedentary lifestyle, smoking, and alcohol consumption has been the subject of worldwide research. Knowing that the lifestyle that many students chose while in college contributes to the exposure of these habits, the interest in the present study is to conduct a diagnostic assessment of lifestyle habits related to physical inactivity and consumption of alcohol and tobacco on college students. 

Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted with 701 students at a public university in Brazil. Data was collected between January and July, 2011, through a questionnaire with sociodemographic variables beyond the lifestyles listed above. Sedentary lifestyle was classified according specific researchers, the smoking according to the World Health Organization and the alcoholism according to the alcohol use disorders identification test. The statistical inferential was performed and ethical aspects have been respected. 

Results: The results indicated an average age of 21.5 years old, and predominance for individuals females (62.6%), unmarried (93%), who lived with their parents (71.2%) and full time students (65.2 %). Regarding the lifestyle of students who were investigated, it was observed that 70.5% of students had a sedentary lifestyle and 9.4% of them smoked, daily or occasionaly. As for alcohol, 93.4% had a pattern of low-risk drinking and, in addition, they may benefit from information about alcohol consumption. The 6.6% had medium risk, and may present, in the near future, health problems.

Conclusion: Therefore, the role of nurses is important for developing strategies to encourage healthy lifestyles through planning of interventions aimed at health promotion and the prevention of cardiovascular disease in participants.

Keywords:
cardiovascular diseases; health promotion; diagnostic assessment
Repository Posting Date:
22-Oct-2013
Date of Publication:
22-Oct-2013
Conference Date:
2013
Conference Name:
24th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Prague, Czech Republic
Description:
24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.

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dc.language.isoen_USen_GB
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_GB
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleSedentary Lifestyle, Smoking and Alcohol: Assessment of Life Habits for Health Promotion of Students Universityen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDamasceno, Marta Maria Coelhoen_GB
dc.contributor.authorFreitas, Roberto Wagner Júnior Freire deen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMarinho, Niciane Bandeira Pessoaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorZanetti, Maria Lúciaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAraújo, Márcio Flávio Moura deen_GB
dc.contributor.authorVasconcelos, Hérica Cristina Alves deen_GB
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen_GB
dc.author.detailsMarta Maria Coelho Damasceno, PhD, martadamasceno@terra.com.br; Roberto Wagner Júnior Freire de Freitas, MS; Niciane Bandeira Pessoa Marinho, RN; Maria Lúcia Zanetti, PhD, RN; Márcio Flávio Moura de Araújo, ; Hérica Cristina Alves de Vasconcelos, MS;en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/304415-
dc.description.abstract<p>Poster presented on: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Monday, July 22, 2013</p><b>Purpose: </b>One of the core competencies of health promoter nurse is the diagnostic evaluation, important for planning, through health education, appropriate strategies, consistent approaches and attainable goals. The association of the risk for cardiovascular disease with habits such as sedentary lifestyle, smoking, and alcohol consumption has been the subject of worldwide research. Knowing that the lifestyle that many students chose while in college contributes to the exposure of these habits, the interest in the present study is to conduct a diagnostic assessment of lifestyle habits related to physical inactivity and consumption of alcohol and tobacco on college students.  <p><b>Methods: </b>A cross-sectional study was conducted with 701 students at a public university in Brazil. Data was collected between January and July, 2011, through a questionnaire with sociodemographic variables beyond the lifestyles listed above. Sedentary lifestyle was classified according specific researchers, the smoking according to the World Health Organization and the alcoholism according to the alcohol use disorders identification test. The statistical inferential was performed and ethical aspects have been respected.  <p><b>Results: </b>The results indicated an average age of 21.5 years old, and predominance for individuals females (62.6%), unmarried (93%), who lived with their parents (71.2%) and full time students (65.2 %). Regarding the lifestyle of students who were investigated, it was observed that 70.5% of students had a sedentary lifestyle and 9.4% of them smoked, daily or occasionaly. As for alcohol, 93.4% had a pattern of low-risk drinking and, in addition, they may benefit from information about alcohol consumption. The 6.6% had medium risk, and may present, in the near future, health problems. <p><b>Conclusion: </b>Therefore, the role of nurses is important for developing strategies to encourage healthy lifestyles through planning of interventions aimed at health promotion and the prevention of cardiovascular disease in participants.en_GB
dc.subjectcardiovascular diseasesen_GB
dc.subjecthealth promotionen_GB
dc.subjectdiagnostic assessmenten_GB
dc.date.available2013-10-22T20:35:23Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-22-
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-22T20:35:23Z-
dc.conference.date2013en_GB
dc.conference.name24th International Nursing Research Congressen_GB
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen_GB
dc.conference.locationPrague, Czech Republicen_GB
dc.description24th International Nursing Research Congress Theme: Bridge the Gap Between Research and Practice Through Collaboration. Held at the Hilton Prague Hotel.en_GB
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission.en_GB
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