+ Site Statistics
References:
54,258,434
Abstracts:
29,560,870
PMIDs:
28,072,757
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Lifestyle of Hungarian adolescents--observations among metropolitan secondary school students



Lifestyle of Hungarian adolescents--observations among metropolitan secondary school students



Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism 52(2): 105-109



Background/Aims: Obesity among adolescents is a significant and global disease which requires early prevention. The development of overweight and obesity depends not only on genetic components but also on lifestyle. The objective of the survey was to study the lifestyle of 15-to 19-year-old secondary school students in Budapest. Methods: Students (n = 1,273, 670 boys, 603 girls) were asked to complete questionnaires about their leisure activities, physical exercise, eating habits and knowledge of nutrition. The response rate was 45.2%. Results: Three-quarters of the secondary school students lived a sedentary life and more than half were dissatisfied with their body weight. More than 40% of the girls had been on a slimming diet at least once. Half of the students regularly consumed vitamin and/or mineral supplements. Nearly 25% of the adolescents did not have breakfast and nearly 60% of the school-leavers smoked regularly. Conclusions: Coordinated cooperation is necessary among stakeholders to support the aim of changing nutritional and exercise behavior of adolescents. Copyright (C) 2008 S. Karger AG, Basel.

(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 054123568

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 18349529

DOI: 10.1159/000121366


Related references

Fear imaginations of Hungarian secondary school students. Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie 17(2): 59-70, 1968

Attitude towards mathematics among Chinese and Hungarian secondary school students. Magyar Pszichológiai Szemle 64(1): 157-177, 2009

Physical development and lifestyle of Hong Kong secondary school students. Preventive Medicine 35(5): 499-505, 2002

Smoking as an aspect of lifestyle among 18-year-old secondary school students in Poznan. Przeglad Lekarski 65(10): 553-559, 2009

Background data about the dental fear scores of Hungarian secondary school students. Fogorvosi Szemle 98(1): 9-13, 2005

Clinical Validation of the "Sedentary Lifestyle" Nursing Diagnosis in Secondary School Students. Journal of School Nursing 32(3): 186-194, 2015

Prevalence of eating disorders in Romanian, Hungarian and Saxon secondary school students in Transylvania. Psychiatria Hungarica 24(2): 124-132, 2009

Attitudinal disposition of senior secondary school students towards agriculture in Maiduguri Metropolitan Borno State. Agricultural Journal: 2, 120-124, 2008

Pigmented naevi and sun protection behaviour among primary and secondary school students in an Eastern Hungarian city. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine 32(2): 98-106, 2015

Evaluation of a targeted aids hiv education program for secondary school students in a medium size usa metropolitan area. Morisset, R A (Ed ) Ve Conference Internationale Sur Le Sida: Le Defi Scientifique Et Social; V International Conference on Aids: The Scientific And Social Challenge; Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 4-9, 1262p International Development Research Centre: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Illus Paper 776, 1989

School nurses are able to support adolescents experiencing pain secondary to stress and unhealthy lifestyle choices. Evidence-Based Nursing, 2018

A study on mental health of secondary school students in three metropolitan cities in China: Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Beijing. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health 20(1): 53-62, 2008

Cyber Dating Abuse Victimization Among Secondary School Students From a Lifestyle-Routine Activities Theory Perspective. Journal of Interpersonal Violence (): -, 2016

Drug contact of students in a secondary school in a large town. Results of a study of secondary school students in the city of Essen. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie 22(2): 169-179, 1974

Reliability of a self-administered health questionnaire for secondary school students (adolescents). American Journal of Public Health and the Nation's Health 58(8): 1439-1446, 1968