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BACKGROUND To reach the Millennium Development Goals, maternal health-promoting behaviours need to be encouraged after childbirth; little is known about the health-promoting behaviour among first-time mothers during their postpartum period. AIM To examine levels of engagement in health-promoting behaviours and related factors among postpartum women in(More)
BACKGROUND The issue of active and passive cigarette smoking among pregnant women at home has become a major source of debate. The purpose of this study was to explore the knowledge of, self-efficacy with, and behavior toward avoiding environmental tobacco smoke and related factors among pregnant women in Taiwan. METHODS A cross-sectional research design(More)
BACKGROUND Although the prevalence of obesity continues to increase worldwide, information related to obese school-aged children's perceptions of exercise remains limited. PURPOSE This study aimed to explore perceptions of exercise held by obese school-aged children. METHODS This study used a qualitative research design. Using purposive sampling, 11(More)
OBJECTIVE This is a report of development and psychometric testing of the East Asian Acculturation Measure-Chinese version (EAAM-C) scale. DESIGN An instrument validation design with a cross-sectional survey was conducted. The process was carried in two phases. In Phase 1, Barry's East Asian Acculturation Measure was translated and back translated to(More)
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