Repozitorij Medicinskog fakulteta Sveučilišta u Zagrebu

Regional pattern of physical inactivity in Croatia

Milošević, Milan and Golubić, Rajna and Mustajbegović, Jadranka and Doko Jelinić, Jagoda and Janev Holcer, Nataša and Kern, Josipa (2009) Regional pattern of physical inactivity in Croatia. Collegium antropologicum, 33 (Suppl.). pp. 35-38. ISSN 0350-6134

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    Croatian abstract

    REGIONALIZAM FIZIČKE NEAKTIVNOSTI U HRVATSKOJ ----- Cilj ovog rada bio je analizirati regionalni obrazac fizičke neaktivnosti u Hrvatskoj temeljem podataka dobivenih iz Hrvatske zdravstvene ankete (HZA) 2003. Među muškarcima, najveća prevalencija fizičke neaktivnosti bila je zabilježena u Gradu Zagrebu (39,6%), što je bilo statistički značajno više nego u središnjoj (25,6%), priobalnoj (25,6%) i planinskoj Hrvatskoj (14,1%), P<0,05. Planinska je Hrvatska imala statistički značajno manju prevalenciju fizičke neaktivnosti u usporedbi s drugim regijama, osim središnje Hrvatske. Najveća prevalencija fizičke neaktivnosti kod žena također je bila zabilježena u Gradu Zagrebu (43,6%), što je također bilo statistički značajno više nego u ostalim regijama(P<0,05). S druge strane, najniža prevalencija fizičke neaktivnosti nađena je u istočnoj Hrvatskoj (24,7%). Obzirom da najveću prevalenciju fizičke neaktivnosti u gradskim sredinama kod muškaraca i žena, potrebno je kreirati sustav mjera promocije zdravlja u tim područjima.

    English abstract

    The aim of this paper was to analyze the regional pattern of physical inactivity in Croatia based on the Croatian Adult Health Survey 2003 data. A total of 9,070 adult respondents were included in this study. In men, the highest prevalence of physical inactivity was recorded in the City of Zagreb (39.6%), and it was significantly higher than in Central (25.6%), Coastal (25.6%) and Mountainous region (14.1%). Mountainous region had significantly lower prevalence of physical inactivity compared to any other region, except the Central region. The highest prevalence of physical inactivity in women was also recorded in the City of Zagreb (43.6%), and it was also significantly higher than in all other regions. The lowest prevalence of physical inactivity was recorded in Eastern Region (24.7%). The highest levels of physical inactivity in both in both genders were recorded in urban regions, suggesting that intervention measures in terms of health promotion should be undertaken, with strong emphasis on the people living in urban settings.

    Item Type: Article
    MeSH: Adult ; Croatia ; Exercise ; Female ; Health Surveys ; Humans ; Life Style ; Male ; Prevalence ; Residence Characteristics ; Risk ; Sex Factors
    Divisions: Katedra za zdravstvenu ekologiju i medicinu rada
    Katedra za medicinsku statistiku, epidemiologiju i medicinsku informatiku
    Depositing User: Marijan Šember
    Status: Published
    Creators:
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    Milošević, Milan
    Golubić, Rajna
    Mustajbegović, Jadranka
    Doko Jelinić, Jagoda
    Janev Holcer, Nataša
    Kern, Josipa
    Date: April 2009
    Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2009
    Last Modified: 23 Sep 2011 18:10
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      URI: http://medlib.mef.hr/id/eprint/622

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