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A Study on the Health Promotion Lifestyle of Firefighters and Its Related Factors - A Case Study of a Fire Department in Northern Taiwan
health promotion lifestyle
health behavior self-efficacy
conscious health status
This study aimed to investigate the current status of firefighters' health promotion lifestyle and its related influencing factors from a fire station in Northern Taiwan. The cross-sectional survey method was used to collect data using questionnaires. The research tools included basic personal data, self-conscious health status scale, health behavior self-efficacy scale and health promotion lifestyle scale. A total of 495 formal questionnaires were issued, and 457 effective questionnaires were collected. The recovery rate reached 92.32%. The study found that: First, the subjects' health promotion lifestyle is moderate, the scores of each subscale from high to low are spiritual growth, interpersonal relationship, stress management, physical activity, nutrition, and health responsibility. Second, the subjects' health promotion lifestyle are significantly different with different age, education level, fire qualifications, and service units. Firefighters under 31 to 40 years of age, with college degree, having 16 to 20 years of experiences, and served in the general team performed better health promotion lifestyle. Third, the subjects' health promotion lifestyle was significantly positively correlated with conscious health status and healthy behavior self-efficacy, but significantly negatively correlated with body mass index. Fourth, self-consciousness and healthy behavior self-efficacy can explain 47.2% of the total variance of health-promoting lifestyles, with healthy behavioral self-efficacy being the best predictor. Based on the research results, recommendations are made for health activities, policies, and future research directions to improve the overall health of firefighters. Keywords: health promotion lifestyle, health behavior self-efficacy, conscious health status
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