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The effect of establishing the health promotion plan on the nutrition Improvement Indicators compared to other health indicators among male elementary school students in Tehran district 17
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Background & Aim: Health promoting schools (HPS) are places that promote the health of students. The growth (epidemics) of overweight and obesity in recent decades and its consequences, including cardiovascular disease, shows the importance of attention to this issue. The aim of this study is to determine the effect of health promoting schools initiative on the nutrition Improvement Indicators among male elementary school students in Tehran district 17.

Material & Methods: The research method used in this study was descriptive-survey method, and statistical population in this study has been divided into two groups, namely: male elementary schools in district 17 of Tehran which performed health promoting plan and students from other schools in district 17 of Tehran that did not perform promote health plan.  The under-studied samples with the volume of 333 and 367 were selected by simple random sampling method. The tool used for data collection was researcher -made questionnaire based on the Likert scale including 16 questions. The questionnaire validity was confirmed through face validity and expert Opinion.  And the questionnaire reliability is also approved by preliminary test, Cronbach's alpha calculation, and bias to appropriate amount of 0.8. T -test was used to analyze the data.

Results: The results showed that there is no significant difference between the improved nutrition index level at male elementary schools in district 17 of Tehran which performed health promoting plan and students from other schools in district 17 of Tehran that did not perform this plan (P=0.012). Except for physical activity index and clinical services offerings, there is no significant difference among other six indicators of this plan.

Conclusion: Establishing health promotion plan did not have any effect on the nutrition Improvement Indicators at the under-studied schools. Therefore, the revision of the content of this plan is essential to achieve greater effectiveness.

Keywords: Nutrition improvement health indicators, Health promoting schools, Students
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/05/31 | Accepted: 2016/05/31 | Published: 2016/05/31
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The effect of establishing the health promotion plan on the nutrition Improvement Indicators compared to other health indicators among male elementary school students in Tehran district 17. 3. 2015; 6 (3 and 4) :41-48
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