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Health Promoting Lifestyle, Perceived Health Competence, Barriers and Benefits Among Nursing Students in Alexandria

@article{Abdou2018HealthPL,
  title={Health Promoting Lifestyle, Perceived Health Competence, Barriers and Benefits Among Nursing Students in Alexandria},
  author={Rasha Abd El-Hakim Abdou and Houaida Helal},
  journal={Journal of Education and Practice},
  year={2018},
  volume={9},
  pages={50-62}
}
  • R. Abdou, H. Helal
  • Published 2018
  • Education, Medicine
  • Journal of Education and Practice
Increased understanding of health practices and greater efforts toward promoting healthy behaviors and wellbeing among youth is essential. Objective: Assess nursing students' current health promoting behaviors, perceived health competence, benefits and barriers to health promoting activities. The study was carried out at the Faculty of Nursing, Alexandria University. subjects of the study were 300 nursing students during the academic year 2015-2016. Five tools were used for data collection. The… 

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