Volume 6, Issue 1 (9-2019)                   J Jiroft Univ Med Sci 2019, 6(1): 122-131 | Back to browse issues page

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Nouhi E, esfandiary F, Azizzadeh Forouzi M, dehesh T. Assessing Relationship Osteoporosis Preventive Behaviors and Blood D3 Level among Nurses. J Jiroft Univ Med Sci. 2019; 6 (1) :122-131
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1- Departman of Nursing، School of Nursing and Midwifery،Kerman University of Medical Science،Kerman،Iran
2- Msc, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Jiroft University of Medical Sciences, kerman, Iran , farzad.sfandyary@yahoo.com
3- Msc, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Jiroft University of Medical Sciences, kerman, Iran
4- Assistant Professor، Department of Statistic،School of Health، Kerman University of Medical Science ،Kerman،Iran
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Introduction: Osteoporosis is a major health problem and is the most common metabolic disorder. This disease is a diffuse bone disease characterized by increased risk of fracture.. Also, with regard to the fact that nurses as hospital staff who have the greatest contact with patients can play an important role in identifying people at risk, counseling and learning about disease prevention and the shaping of appropriate behaviors in the length of rehabilitation and treatment of osteoporosis. The aim of this study is to investigate the preventive behaviors of osteoporosis and its relationship with blood D3 levels in nurses working in University of Medical Sciences, Jiroft in 2016...
Materials and Methods: This is a cross-sectional descriptive-correlation study. The sample consists of 51 nurses working in hospitals affiliated to University of Medical Sciences, Jiroft (Imam Khomeini Hospital and Kashani Hospital). Sampling is non-randomized and data collection method is through a two-part questionnaire including demographic information and preventive behaviors for osteoporosis and taking blood samples to measure blood D3 levels. Data analysis is done using SPSS software version 19.
Results: The results showed that preventive behaviors were higher in 20-35 year olds. Osteoporosis with other demographic characteristics is not statistically significant with Mann-Whitney test. There was no significant correlation between prophylaxis of osteoporosis and blood D3 levels according to Pearson test.
Conclusion: According to the results, the preventive behaviors of osteoporosis are moderate. There is no direct relationship between the two variables which indicates the necessity of development of preventive behaviors in nurses.

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Nouhi E, Esfandiary F, Azizzadeh Forouzi M, Dehesh T. Evaluation of Dialysis Sufficiency in Hemodialysis Patients at Imam Khomeini Hospital in Jiroft, 2016. Journal of Jiroft University of Medical Sciences. 2019; 6 (1):122-31
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Sciences /Nursing
Received: 2019/01/5 | Accepted: 2019/05/15 | Published: 2020/04/5

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