Volume 3, Issue 2 (9-2017)                   rsj 2017, 3(2): 1-7 | Back to browse issues page

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Background and objective: Most important risky behaviors of health is inadequate diet, physical inactivity and smoking. The aim of this case control study was survey of relation between lifestyle of hypertension patients and some risky behaviors in patients referred to health centers of Ilam province.
Materials and Methods: In this case control study 200 hypertension patients and 200 people as a control group referred to the health centers of Ilam province selected by simple random sampling. Both groups completed the HPLP2 questionnaire. The data were analyzed by SPSS software and mann Whitney and cross kalwalis test.
Results: In relation to smoking, 10/9% of cases and 25/5% of the control group were smoking cigarettes or hookah. About oil consumption in food in control group 15/1% tend to eat low-fat foods, 53/6% moderate and 12.30% of fatty foods that the number of cases were 27/9%, 41/8% and 30/2 respectively. The mood of 46/4% of control groups was calm, 44/3%, sometimes angry and 9/4% very angry, this percent for case group was 39/9%, 44/7% and 13/9%, respectively.
Conclusion: According to the results and higher rates of smoking and high fat and salty food in control group compared to the case group, its seems this deferent related to the educational program for case group about dangers of smoking and high-fat diet and salt food. Therefore it is necessary to have educational intervention for other people.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/05/20 | Accepted: 2017/09/12 | Published: 2017/09/12