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Taheri M, Rahmati A, Bagheri M. Prediction of Health-Oriented Lifestyle Based on Personality Characteristics and Self-Efficacy. HSR 2020; 16 (3) :193-198
URL: http://hsr.mui.ac.ir/article-1-1188-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, School of Literature and Humanities, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, School of Literature and Humanities, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran
Abstract:   (1704 Views)
Background: According to available evidence, about 60% of deaths worldwide and 80% of deaths in developing countries are associated with lifestyle. This study was aimed to predict health-oriented lifestyle based on personality characteristics and self-efficacy.
Methods: The statistical population of this correlational study was the married stuff of Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran. Using available sampling method, 160 people were selected and assessed by NEO Personality Inventory (NEO PI), General Self-Efficacy Scale (GSE), and Health-Promoting Lifestyle Profile (HPLP). Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation and stepwise multiple regression analysis.
Findings: Neuroticism (P < 0.050), conscientiousness (P < 0.050), and self-efficacy (P < 0.001) could significantly predict health-oriented lifestyle.
Conclusion: Considering the role of personality characteristics and self-efficacy in health-oriented lifestyle, it is suggested that these variables be given more attention in the field of prevention, education, and research.
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Received: 2020/12/24 | Accepted: 2020/11/30 | Published: 2020/11/30

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