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The Relationships between Body Mass Index, Nutrition Knowledge and the Health Promotion Behavior of Nursing Students
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The Relationships between Body Mass Index, Nutrition Knowledge and the Health Promotion Behavior of Nursing Students
Kim, Su Ol;
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Purpose: This study was done to identify the relationships between body mass index, nutritional knowledge and the health promotion behavior of nursing students. Methods: Participants consisted of the entire 330 members of the student body of a Korean nursing college. Variables included body mass index, nutritional knowledge and health promotion behavior as well as demographic variables. Data was analyzed by frequencies, ANOVA and Pearson`s correlation with the SPSS/Win 21.0 program. Results: The mean score for body mass index was for nutritional knowledge, on a total 20-point scale, and for health promotion behavior, on a 4-point scale. Nutrition knowledge positively correlated with health promotion behavior (r
Body mass index;Nutrition;Knowledge;Health promotion;Nursing student;
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