Health Education: An Essential Ingredient for Healthy living
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The 52nd ICPHER.SD Anniversary World Congress
The purpose of this study was to find out if there is a relationship between health education and a healthy lifestyle. The population of the study was 690 people drawn from the surrounding environment. The instrument used for collection of data was a questionnaire. The data collected were analyzed using statistical tools of frequency, percentage and chi- square (x2). The findings in this study revealed that health education plays an important role in healthy living. Based on the findings, health education should: 1) be a core subject in the school curriculum and 2) be organized in the form of health talks in public places; religious worship centers, motor parks, market places and schools.
Ademiju, P.U. (2011). Health Education: An Essential Ingredient for Healthy living. The 52nd ICPHER.SD Anniversary World Congress. 82-87.