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:: Volume 5, Issue 2 (Summer 2017) ::
Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2017, 5(2): 81-89 Back to browse issues page
Effect of Educational Intervention Using Mobile on Life Style of Women Who Referred to Health Centers in Bandar Abbas
Farzaneh Ebrahimi , Teaymur Aghamolaei * , Sedigheh Abedini , Shideh Rafati
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Background and Objective: Health promotion is a growing concern field. The present study aimed to assess the effect of educational intervention via mobile on health promoting behaviors of women who referred to health centers in Bandar Abbas
Methods: This interventional study included women who referred to health centers in Bandar Abbas. The samples were randomly selected and divided in two groups including intervention (54) and control (54) groups. Data were collected by Health promoting lifestyle profile II before and 3 months after the intervention. The educational intervention via Whats App lasted 3 months. Data were analyzed by Spss-19.
Results: After the education significant increases were observed in all of domains of health promoting behaviors in intervention group (p<0.05), but no significant increase was observed in control group.
Conclusion: It is recommended that education via mobile be considered as an effective method for health education, especially when the target population is not accessible.

Keywords: Key words: cell phone, Health promoting behaviors, lifestyle, Bandar Abbas
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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2015/11/30 | Accepted: 2017/04/22
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Ebrahimi F, Aghamolaei T, Abedini S, Rafati S. Effect of Educational Intervention Using Mobile on Life Style of Women Who Referred to Health Centers in Bandar Abbas . Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2017; 5 (2) :81-89
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