The Effect of an Educational Program Based on Health Belief Model on Preventing Osteoporosis in Women

@inproceedings{Jeihooni2015TheEO,
  title={The Effect of an Educational Program Based on Health Belief Model on Preventing Osteoporosis in Women},
  author={Ali khani Jeihooni and Ali Reza Hidarnia and Mohammad Hossein Kaveh and Ebrahim Hajizadeh and Alireza Askari},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Osteoporosis is the most common metabolic bone disease. The study's objective is to investigate the effect of an educational program based on Health Belief Model (HBM) on preventing osteoporosis in women. METHODS In this quasi-experimental study, 120 patients (60 experimental and 60 control) who were registered under the health centers in Fasa City, Fars Province, Iran, were selected in 2014. A questionnaire consisting of demographic information, HBM constructs was used to measure… CONTINUE READING

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