Assessment of Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. Ahead of Print: TKDA-98442 | DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2017.98442

Assessment of Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Semiha Alkan, Esengül Topal, Muhammet Onur Hanedan, İlker Mataracı
Health Sciences University Ahi Evren Thorax And Cardivascular Surgery Education & Research Hospital, 61040, Trabzon, Türkiye

After coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG), there is a disease process that patients should follow, and healthy behaviors play a key role in this process. In this study, it was aimed to determine effective factors and to evaluate the health promotion behaviors of patients who were discharged after CABG surgery.
The study was carried out cross-sectionally with 152 patients who were admitted to the policlinic between March and June 2016. Data were collected using the "Patient information form" and the "Healthy Life Style Behavior Scale II (HLSBS). Number, percentage, standard deviation, mean, independent t and annova test were used to evaluate the data.

The mean age of the patients in the study was 58 ± 13. 71.6% of the patients were male. 55.4% of patients stated that they had CABG surgery 1-4 months ago and 88.4% of them went to check regularly after discharge. The mean HLSBS score of patients with CABG was 110.28 ± 17.32. Patients, who was under 55 years of age, those who was married, who had higher than the expense of income, who had no comorbid diseases, those who underwent CABG surgery 1-4 months ago, those who went to check regularly after discharge, and those who was adequately educated about the disease being discharge had higher score of HLSBS (p<0.05).

This study found that patients who underwent CABG surgery had a moderate level of HLSBS scores and had positive effects on health-promoting behaviors of providing training during discharge.

Keywords: Healthy lifestyle, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Health Behavior

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Corresponding Author: Semiha Alkan, Türkiye
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