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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2021, Volume : 9, Issue : 1
First page : ( 104) Last page : ( 107)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00026.0

A study to determine contributing factors towards delayed health seeking behaviours among university students

Anik Shailaja1,*, Dr. Abraham Daisy2

1Research Scholar, Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan

2Professor, Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan

*Corresponding Author E-mail: shailaja.anik@gmail.com

Online published on 27 April, 2021.


Background and Objective

There is a growing literature on health seeking behaviours and the determinants of health services utilization especially in the developing countries.

Aim of This Study

Was to understand the contributing factors of physical activity and dietary patterns towards delayed health seeking behaviour of the university students.

Materials and Methods

A purposive sampling technique was used to collect data from the samples. The samplesize was 60 university students. A self-administered questionnaire was used as the tool.


Majority of adolescents 30(50%) were having good health and 30(50%) were having poor health related to physical activity. Majority of adolescents 26(43.3%) were having good health, 21(35%) were having average health and 13(21.7%) were having poor health. The associations of contributing factors towards delayed health seeking behavior with that of socio-demographic data were found to be significant at 0.05 levels.



Health seeking behavior, Contributing factors, University students.


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