Health Contributing Factors in Higher Education Students: The Importance of Family and Friends
AbstractThe aim of this study was to determine well-being and its relationship to social support from friends and family communication in university students. A cross-sectional study was conducted with 1679 university students aged 18–25 years from four universities in Spain. Logistical regression models were tested (p < 0.05). The students in the last year of university reported higher well-being scores in comparison with students in the previous years. Well-being was inversely related to family communication problems. Family communication and social support from friends were the factors that associated the most with better well-being. All the regression models were statistically significant and explained from 16% of the well-being in Year 4 students until 34% of the well-being in Year 1 students. Our findings could be useful for developing interventions to promote health in order to improve college students’ well-being. It is important for strategies to be developed in mental and family health areas. View Full-Text
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Yubero, S.; Navarro, R.; Larrañaga, E.; Esteban, M.; Gutiérrez, J.; Elche, M. Health Contributing Factors in Higher Education Students: The Importance of Family and Friends. Healthcare 2018, 6, 147.
Yubero S, Navarro R, Larrañaga E, Esteban M, Gutiérrez J, Elche M. Health Contributing Factors in Higher Education Students: The Importance of Family and Friends. Healthcare. 2018; 6(4):147.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yubero, Santiago; Navarro, Raúl; Larrañaga, Elisa; Esteban, Macarena; Gutiérrez, Jesús; Elche, María. 2018. "Health Contributing Factors in Higher Education Students: The Importance of Family and Friends." Healthcare 6, no. 4: 147.
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