Dessalegn Tamiru | Ethiopia

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Dessalegn Tamiru

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Institute of Health, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia


  • Research   
    Healthy Lifestyle Education effect on Health-Related Quality of Life among Middle-Aged Urban Residents of West Ethiopia: Quasi- Experimental Study
    Author(s): Alemu Adeba*, Dessalegn Tamiru and Tefera Belachew

    Background: Quality of life deteriorates due to unhealthy behaviors. Unhealthy lifestyle practice is high in west Ethiopia; it leads to poor quality of life, however, no intervention is given. Objective: To evaluate the effect of a lifestyle education intervention on quality of life in healthy middle-aged urban residents. Methods: A quasi-experimental design was applied from 1st February to 30th July 2019 on 266 unscreened healthy adults aged 41-64 years. A faceto- face educational approach was reinforced on 133 intervention participants. The status of quality of life was measured at baseline and post of six-month intervention using EQ-5D tools. Statistical significance was described at p ≤ 0.05. Results: Intervention group showed significant improvement of health-related quality of life as compared to the control group in six-month lifestyle changes. In the intervention group, the.. Read More»

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