P1-253 Long-term health risks after infective gastroenteritis: a population-based cohort study

R. Moorin, J. Heyworth, G. Forbes, T. Riley
2011 Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health  
information was used to collect data. Data were analysed in a descriptive fashion. Results In all 27 883 individuals were studied. The mean age of respondents was 32.7 (SD¼11.8) years. Overall 25.4% were smoker, 53.8% indicated that never or a little did exercise, 52.7% indicated that they were very or very much concerned about their nutrition; 20.1% reported high level of anxiety, 25.6% reported a degree of depression, 30% stated that they did not care about their health, 79.3% reported a
more » ... ively high level of relationships with family, relatives and friends, 20.7% reported that they suffer from at least one chronic disease, and 27.9% reported less than good health status. Only 36.7% of the respondents said that they have enough information about health. Conclusion Considering current healthcare programs in Iran it seems that policy makers should have a better understanding of people's health-related attitudes and behaviours.
doi:10.1136/jech.2011.142976e.45 fatcat:7rgmbkingjhorbfudsuk45w54u