Lifestyle and Health among Spanish University Students: Differences by Gender and Academic Discipline

  title={Lifestyle and Health among Spanish University Students: Differences by Gender and Academic Discipline},
  author={Ver{\'o}nica Varela-Mato and Jos{\'e} M. Cancela and Carlos Ay{\'a}n and Vicente Mart{\'i}n and Antonio Molina},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
Today the need to analyze health behaviour from a gender perspective is as imminent as ever, particularly at university, where the number of women who register is on the rise and has exceeded the number of male students worldwide. We carried out a prevalence study aimed at analyzing Spanish university students' lifestyles and identify differences according to gender and academic discipline. Of 3,646 eligible subjects doing university courses related to health (Group A), education (Group B) and… CONTINUE READING
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