health seeking behavior

health seeking behavior

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as personal actions to promote optimal wellness, recovery, and rehabilitation. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Fear of surgery and poverty were barriers for poor health seeking behavior among the participants.
Under the health component around 865 community resource persons(60% women)in health, lady health workers and community midwives have been trained around disease prevention and health seeking behavior, nutrition and maternal and child health.
Few interventions in northern Nigeria utilized influencers to effect women's health seeking behavior.
Self-stigma contributes to 'bridging behaviors' - such as substance abuse - that can jeopardize health seeking behavior.
Prevalence of musculoskeletal pain and Health seeking behavior among occupational drivers in Ibadan, Nigeria.
The low literacy rate in the low socioeconomic class is also a barrier for the development of the health seeking behavior and attitude among the population.
Health seeking behavior was assessed by: du- ration of symptoms (how many preceding days or months) and time between experiencing symptoms and seeking care at some type of medical venue or she has come directly at Gynae OPD.
Objective: This prospective cross-sectional study was conducted to find out the health seeking behavior of stroke patients and their associates as well as to identify the barriers of service intervention.
This high profile delegation is visiting the King Hussein Cancer Foundation within the framework of joint collaboration in scientific research between Karolinska Institute-Sweden and the JBCP to explore the hindering and facilitating factors for breast health seeking behavior among women in Jordan and to assess the impact of the national campaigns on breast health knowledge, mammography screening and breast cancer stage at diagnosis.
Relation of gender, education and health seeking behavior of the general population regarding psychiatric illness.
Health service use and health seeking behavior among Latino men in a rural community" N.

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