Bookcover of Lifestyle and the Health of Saudi Women
Booktitle:

Lifestyle and the Health of Saudi Women

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2015-07-01 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-8484-1529-8

ISBN-10:
3848415291
EAN:
9783848415298
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
This book composes a couple of exploratory studies that were conducted in the city of Dammam in Saudi Arabia with the aim of informing lifestyle-related health conditions, specifically Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), in Saudi women. In the first study, a cross-section of women (n=407) participated in survey-questionnaire interviews about lifestyle-related health beliefs and behaviours, and lifestyle-related religious teachings. In the second study, women at risk of or diagnosed with T2DM (n=35 including drop-outs) were assigned to two groups; an Intervention Group participated in a T2DM education program, based on international standards and adapted to participants cultural and religious contexts, and a Usual Care Group received the usual care for diabetes. Outcomes included blood glucose, body composition measures, six-minute walk distance, life satisfaction, quality of life, and diabetes knowledge. Participants in the Intervention Group participated in a focus group discussion of their program experience. Data from both studies were analyzed based on mixed methods; descriptive statistics SPSSv.20 was used to analyze the quantitative data and Atlas.ti® software to code themes in
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Hana Al-Bannay
Number of pages:
296
Published at:
2015-07-01
Stock:
Available
Category:
Other
Price:
82.90 €
Keywords:
cross-cultural health, type 2 diabetes, lifestyle-related health beliefs, lifestyle-related health behaviours, Health education, saudi women

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