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dc.contributor.authorSchneider, Annaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorBak, Mariekeen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMahoney, Catherineen_UK
dc.contributor.authorHoyle, Louiseen_UK
dc.contributor.authorKelly, Murieannen_UK
dc.contributor.authorAtherton, Iainen_UK
dc.contributor.authorKyle, Richarden_UK
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-08T01:01:09Z-
dc.date.available2019-01-08T01:01:09Z-
dc.date.issued2019-06en_UK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/28452-
dc.description.abstractAims: To estimate the prevalence and co-occurrence of health-related behaviours among nurses in Scotland relative to other healthcare workers and those in non-healthcare occupations. Design: Secondary analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional data, reported following STROBE guidelines. Methods: Five rounds (2008-2012) of the Scottish Health Survey were aggregated to estimate the prevalence and co-occurrence of health-related behaviours (smoking, alcohol consumption, physical activity, fruit/vegetable intake). The weighted sample (n=18,820) included 471 nurses (3%), 433 other healthcare professionals (2%), 813 unregistered care workers (4%), and 17,103 in non-healthcare occupations (91%). Logistic regression models compared prevalence of specific health-related behaviours and principal component analysis assessed co-occurrence of health-related behaviours between occupational groups. Results: Nurses reported significantly better health-related behaviours relative to the general working population for smoking, fruit/vegetable intake, and physical activity. No significant difference was found for alcohol consumption between occupational groups. Nurses reported lower levels of harmful co-occurring behaviours (tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption) and higher levels of preventative behaviours (physical activity and fruit/vegetable intake) compared to the general working population. Other healthcare professionals had the lowest level of harmful health behaviours and highest level of preventative health behaviours. Health-related behaviours were poorest among unregistered care workers. Conclusion: Nurses’ health-related behaviours were better than the general population but non-adherence to public health guidelines was concerning. Impact: Nurses play an important role in health promotion through patient advice and role-modelling effects. To maximise their impact healthcare providers should prioritise increasing access to healthy food, alcohol awareness and smoking cessation programmes.en_UK
dc.language.isoenen_UK
dc.publisherWileyen_UK
dc.relationSchneider A, Bak M, Mahoney C, Hoyle L, Kelly M, Atherton I & Kyle R (2019) Health-related behaviours of nurses and other healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study using the Scottish health survey. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 75 (6), pp. 1239-1251. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13926en_UK
dc.rightsThis item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study. This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Schneider, A, Bak, M, Mahoney, C, et al. Health‐related behaviours of nurses and other healthcare professionals: A cross‐sectional study using the Scottish Health Survey. J Adv Nurs. 2019; 75: 1239-1251, which has been published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13926. This article may be used for noncommercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for self-archiving.en_UK
dc.subjectcare workersen_UK
dc.subjectepidemiologyen_UK
dc.subjecthealth behavioursen_UK
dc.subjecthealth promotionen_UK
dc.subjectlifestyleen_UK
dc.subjectnursesen_UK
dc.subjectnutritionen_UK
dc.subjectphysical activityen_UK
dc.subjectsmokingen_UK
dc.subjectworkforce issuesen_UK
dc.titleHealth-related behaviours of nurses and other healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study using the Scottish health surveyen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2019-12-11en_UK
dc.rights.embargoreason[SHeS_HRB_PAPER_FULL_FINAL_PRE-PRINT.pdf] Publisher requires embargo of 12 months after formal publication.en_UK
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/jan.13926en_UK
dc.identifier.pmid30536909en_UK
dc.citation.jtitleJournal of Advanced Nursingen_UK
dc.citation.issn1365-2648en_UK
dc.citation.issn0309-2402en_UK
dc.citation.volume75en_UK
dc.citation.issue6en_UK
dc.citation.spage1239en_UK
dc.citation.epage1251en_UK
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublisheden_UK
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereeden_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.author.emaillouise.hoyle@stir.ac.uken_UK
dc.citation.date10/12/2018en_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationEdinburgh Napier Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Amsterdamen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationEdinburgh Napier Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationHealth Sciences Stirlingen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationLondon South Bank Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationEdinburgh Napier Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationEdinburgh Napier Universityen_UK
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000468046100011en_UK
dc.identifier.scopusid2-s2.0-85059834035en_UK
dc.identifier.wtid1064675en_UK
dc.contributor.orcid0000-0001-9900-552Xen_UK
dc.date.accepted2018-11-13en_UK
dc.date.filedepositdate2018-11-30en_UK
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