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Volume 1, Issue 2 (12-2014)                   J Prevent Med 2014, 1(2): 1-12 | Back to browse issues page

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Zainali M, Asadpour M, Aghamolaei T, Esmaeili Nadimi A, Farshidi H, Ghanbarnejad A. Effect of educational intervention based on health belief model to promote preventive behaviors of cardiovascular disease in people with normal angiographic results. J Prevent Med. 2014; 1 (2) :1-12
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Introduction: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the world and imposes a huge health, social and economic burden on society. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of educational Intervention based on health belief model on preventive behaviors of cardiovascular disease in people with normal angiographic results.
Methods: A total of 61 referred people with normal angiographic results to Rafsanjan Hospital, located in Kerman province in Iran, enrolled in this interventional study and randomly assigned to intervention (32 cases) and control (29 cases) groups. The intervention group was trained for a month. Data were collected before, immediately after, and three months after the educational intervention using a standard questionnaire based on health belief model constructs. To analyze data, Paired t-test and repeated measure analysis were used by SPSS 19.
Results: After intervention, the mean scores of knowledge, perceived susceptibility, perceived severity, self-efficacy, perceived benefits, cues to action, and preventive behaviors significantly increased and perceived barriers decreased in the intervention group, compared to control group (P<0.001).
Conclusion: Educational intervention based on health belief model was effective for promotion preventive behaviors of cardiovascular disease.
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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/10/7 | Accepted: 2014/12/10 | Published: 2015/09/22

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