2017 - Esra ÇİÇEK,Fevziye ÇETİNKAYA -
Özet:Introduction: As positive health behaviors can be developed in adolescence period, it is a significant period of time. This study is planned to determine healthy lifestyle behaviors of adolescents living in county towns. Method: Present study was conducted with 490 students attending to three high schools located in Şefaatli County in Yozgat city in 2014. Research data was collected by using “Personal Information Form” and “Adolescent Lifestyle Scale (AYBÖ)”. Findings: Total AYBÖ score of having health behavior for adolescents was found as 117.5 ± 19.8. When lifestyle scale score averages of adolescents are compared to sub-scales, it was seen that the highest score of adolescents was positive world-view and the lowest score was physical activity sub-scale. There have been a statistically significant relation between the scale scores of students and their grades, gender, last place of residence for five years, perceived socio-economic status, social insurance, educational status of parents, condition of perceiving their health, social activity participation, getting information about healthy living. Conclusion: When compared to similar studies, it was seen that the score of healthy lifestyle behaviors scores of participant students were at a good level.
Anahtar Kelime:Adolescent, High school students, Healthy lifestyle behaviors