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Status and Influencing factors of health behavior in pregnant women in Yanbian area
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Status and Influencing factors of health behavior in pregnant women in Yanbian area
Zhang, Hai-Lian; Li, Chun-Yu; Kim, Hyun-Li;
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Purpose: To Examine the status of health behavior and identify the influencing factors of health behavior among pregnant women. Method: The participants were 1011 pregnant women who visited outpatient hospital of in Yanbian, China. Participants were interviewed using Chinese version of Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale(EPDS), Perceived Social Supports(PSSS), general self-efficacy, and characteristics. Descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, pearson correlation coefficient, binary logistic regression were used for data analysis with SPSS 19.0. Results: The mean score of health behavior was scores(0~45 scores). Antepartum depression(OR=0.94[0.90-0.98]), perceived social supports(OR=1.07[1.05-1.09]), self-efficacy(OR=1.36[1.04-1.79]) were predictor of health behavior among pregnant women, on the contrary to this the characteristics of pregnant women were not statistically significant. Conclusion: The implement of the health behavior among pregnant women was not ideal. It's necessary to develop a health behavior intervention focus on antepartum depression, social support, and self-efficacy for pregnant women.
Antepartum Depression;Health Behavior;Pregnant Women;Self Efficacy;Social Support;
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