Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[Health awareness among nurses]

SZALÓCZY Nóra1, VINGENDER István2

DECEMBER 30, 2019

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2019;32(6)

[The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the dietary habits and health behaviors of nurses studying in SE-ETK. The study describes in a descriptive/informative manner the main characteristics of the target group mentioned above. In our research, and in our conclusions drawn and deduced from it, we sought answers to questions that have been addressed in the literature from other approaches so far. Our own research focused on nurses’ dietary habits and their health awareness. To explore whether occupational harm can only be considered, or whether the links here are much deeper and more complex. Based on the data, we can say that their theoretical knowledge of healthy eating is more complete, but in practice, their health awareness/behavior is not. Their answers to our eating and sports questions have an inverse relationship with their BMI data. This is probably because their workplace conditions (shifts) do not allow their health awareness to develop. ]

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  1. Semmelweis Egyetem Egészségtudományi Kar, Társadalomtudományi Tanszék
  2. Semmelweis Egyetem Egészségtudományi Kar, Alapozó Egészség­tudományi Intézet

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