Author(s): Shailaja Anik, Daisy Abraham


DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00026.0   

Address: Shailaja Anik1, Dr. Daisy Abraham2
1Research Scholar, Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.
2Professor, Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021

Background and Objective: There is a growing literature on health seeking behaviours and the determinants of health services utilization especially in the developing countries. Aim of This Study: was to understand the contributing factors of physical activity and dietary patterns towards delayed health seeking behaviour of the university students. Materials and Methods: Apurposivesamplingtechniquewas usedtocollectdatafrom thesamples. Thesamplesize was 60 university students. A self-administered questionnaire was used as the tool. Results: Majority of adolescents 30(50%) were having good health and 30(50%) were having poor health related to physical activity. Majority of adolescents 26(43.3%) were having good health, 21(35%) were having average health and 13(21.7%) were having poor health. The associations of contributing factors towards delayed health seeking behavior with that of socio-demographic data were found to be significant at 0.05 levels.

Cite this article:
Shailaja Anik, Daisy Abraham. A Study to Determine Contributing factors towards Delayed Health seeking Behaviours among University Students. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(1):104-107. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00026.0

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