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dc.contributor.author Hensel, Desiree
dc.contributor.author Gettelfinger, Laura
dc.date.accessioned 2013-12-16T16:11:09Z
dc.date.available 2013-12-16T16:11:09Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Gettelfinger, L., & Hensel, D. (2013). Health behaviors and risk among neonatal intensive care nurses. IU ScholarsWorks. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/2022/17202 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/17202
dc.description.abstract Purpose: This study describes the health behaviors and risks of female neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurses. Design and Methods: Using questions from the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System, data were collected from a convenience sample of 61 nurses from two Midwestern NICUs and were compared to findings from the general population. Results: The nurses were of similar weight, but exercised fewer days per week, had fewer days without mental distress, and had lower perceptions of emotional support than the general population. Practice Implications: More research is needed to understand how to best promote a healthy NICU work environment. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System; Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Health Behaviors; Health Risks; Nurses Health; Obesity; Disordered Eating; Stress: Work Environment en_US
dc.title Health Behaviors and Risk among Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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