Healthy Lifestyle Among School of Quantitative Sciences Lecturers, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

  • Maryam Rukayyah Al-Munirah Binti Ayob University Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • Mohamad Shukri Bin Abdul Hamid Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • Faezzah Binti Mohd Daud Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • Ong Yi Sean Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Keywords: behavior, healthy lifestyle, stress management

Abstract

The role of individual healthy behaviors like physical activity, nutrition and stress management on reduction of rate of disease mortality and morbidity is well known. The aim of this study is to determine healthy lifestyle in lecturers employed in School of Quantitative Sciences, University Utara Malaysia, in 2019. Materials and Methods: The participants of this cross-sectional study were 66 lecturers in School of Quantitative Sciences, selected via random sampling method. The data collection was performed using a questionnaire including demographic healthy lifestyle questions. Analysis of the data was performed through Software Statistical Analysis System Enterprise Guide (SAS EG) version 7.1. Results: The mean age of the subjects was 42.68 ± 1.37 years and, BMI mean was 24.13 ± 0.86. 92.42% of them were married and 7.58% also were single. Conclusion: According to the results, planning for lecturers in School of Quantitative Sciences for receiving information about healthy lifestyle on weight control and nutrition are important.

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Published
2019-12-16
How to Cite
Ayob, M. R. A.-M., Abdul Hamid, M. S., Mohd Daud, F. and Sean, O. (2019) “Healthy Lifestyle Among School of Quantitative Sciences Lecturers, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 4(8), pp. 39 - 44. doi: https://doi.org/10.47405/mjssh.v4i8.326.
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