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:: Volume 3, Issue 2 (July 2015) ::
Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2015, 3(2): 83-94 Back to browse issues page
Feeding Behavior Associated With Gastric Cancer
Kiyana Kasiri , Farkhondeh Amin-Shokravi * , Hossein Shahnazi
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Background and objective: Preparing educational programs related to prevention of prevalent diseases like cancer is considered a health necessity. The aim of this paper was to study the impact of feeding behavior associated with gastric cancer in women working in Isfahan in 2013.
Methods: In this semi-experimental interventional study, 72 female workers were classified into two case and control groups, each 36 workers. Inclusion criteria of the study were: Iranian nationality, female workers, married, educated, having at least 20 years, and residents of Isfahan. Data was gathered using a questionnaire (=0.810). Based on the results of pre-test, the nutrition educational package was designed to suit the training needs. The experimental group received the educational intervention (six45-minutes sessions in six weeks).Then immediately and three months after educational intervention both groups were asked to complete the questionnaire again. Data was analyzed using independent T test with alpha level of 0.05. The study was approved by the Tarbiat Modress University’s Medical Ethics Committee.
Results: The mean age of cases was 33.12 and control group 33.22, significant difference (p<0.001) in case and control groups in mean awareness (89.72 vs. 36.85), attitude (69.50 vs. 34.98) and practice (75.63 vs. 40.22) after the intervention.
Conclusion: The effectiveness of nutrition educational package showed a developed accretion of knowledge, attitude and practice of employed women in feeding behavior associated with gastric cancer.
Paper Type: Research Article.
Keywords: Feeding behaviors, Gastric cancer, Nutrition, Isfahan
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Received: 2014/11/27 | Accepted: 2015/08/14
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Kasiri K, Amin-Shokravi F, Shahnazi H. Feeding Behavior Associated With Gastric Cancer. Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2015; 3 (2) :83-94
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فصلنامه آموزش بهداشت و ارتقاء سلامت ایران Iranian Journal of Health Education and Health Promotion
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