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General Health Status and its Relationship With Health-Promoting Lifestyle Among Patients With Hypertension

Mitra Moodi 1 , Gholamreza Sharifzadeh 2 and Seyyede Saeedeh Saadatjoo 3 , *
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1 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birand, IR Iran
2 Infectious Diseases Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, IR Iran
3 Faculty of Health, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, IR Iran
Article information
  • Modern Care Journal: October 2015, 12 (4); e8674
  • Published Online: October 31, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 31, 2015
  • Accepted: October 10, 2015
  • DOI: 10.17795/modernc.8674

To Cite: Moodi M, Sharifzadeh G, Saadatjoo S S. General Health Status and its Relationship With Health-Promoting Lifestyle Among Patients With Hypertension, Mod Care J. 2015 ; 12(4):e8674. doi: 10.17795/modernc.8674.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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