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Study on health behavior and its related
junior high school students
perceived health status
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the present status of health behavior and its related factors among the junior high school students in Taoyuan County. The result of this study could be used to plan a promoting health program. A questionnaire was developed and utilized to collect the data. All students enrolled in the junior high school in the 2011 academic year in Taoyuan County were the population. A total of 464 subjects were sampled by a stratified cluster sampling design. The questionnaire yield was 95.28%. The main findings of the study were as follows: 1. The health behavior of junior high school students, what we concerned most about eating habits was that those young people did not pay much attention to the calorie issue and drink beverage containing sugar. As for the exercise and leisure aspect, the subjects performed great in warming up, but they need to keep a habit of conducting relaxing exercises after severe workout. Speaking of tobacco and alcohol use, 19.6% of the subjects had ever tried smoking a cigarette, and 38.8% had drunk alcohol. In terms of the stress management, the subjects performed great in keeping good connections with classmates and friends, but their abilities of arranging homework and planning a scheduleof studying should be improved. As for injuries prevention aspect, the subjects performed great in following the instruction of device in laboratory and riding on a motorcycle with a helmet, but they should keep a habit of riding on a bicycle with a helmet. 2. The parenting styles of father and mother, academic achievement and peer relationships had significant difference on health behavior. Those who had better academic achievement and peer relationship performed better health behaviors. Those whose mother’s parenting style was democratic performed better health behaviors than those whose mother’s parenting style was permissive-indulgent. 3. Perceived health status were positively correlated with eating habits, exercise behavior, stress management, intentional injuries prevention and health behavior. 4. The subjects’ socio-demographic variables and perceived health status could effectively predict their health behaviors (R2=26.0). Gender, academic achievement, peer relationships, body mass index and perceived health status were significant predictors of health behavior. According to the findings of this study, some suggestions had made for the furture projects and strategies to promote the health behaviors among junior high students.
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