Health-promoting lifestyle behaviors of Spanish-speaking Hispanic adults.

  title={Health-promoting lifestyle behaviors of Spanish-speaking Hispanic adults.},
  author={Polly A. Hulme and Susan Noble Walker and Kathy J Effle and Leah Jorgensen and M G Mcgowan and Judith D Nelson and Elizabeth N Pratt},
  journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society},
  volume={14 3},
The study purpose was to determine (a) health-promoting lifestyle behaviors of Spanish-speaking Hispanics, (b) differences in these behaviors by demographics and acculturation, and (c) the extent to which perceived health status, demographics, and acculturation explain health-promoting lifestyles. The Spanish-language Health-Promoting Lifestyle Profile II (HPLPII) and other instruments were completed by a convenience sample of 545 Hispanic adults recruited in several midwestern communities. Of… CONTINUE READING

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