Factors Affecting Adherence to Healthy Lifestyle

  title={Factors Affecting Adherence to Healthy Lifestyle},
  author={Bhawana Sharma},
  journal={International Journal of Pure \& Applied Bioscience},
  • B. Sharma
  • Published 21 October 2017
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience
The aim of study was to determine reasons for poor adherence to lifestyle recommendations. The objective was to determine: reason for poor adherence to dietary regimen, exercise recommendations, medications, and smoking cessation. Factors affecting adherence to lifestyle changes were categorized into four major categories i.e. socio-demographic factors, cognitive factors, interpersonal factors, unintentional/others. It was found that the major factors responsible for non-adherence were busy… 

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