Social media usage and health promoting lifestyle in profile related socio-demographic factors in Turkey


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GÜLEÇ D., Isikhan S., Orhaner E.

HEALTH PROMOTION PERSPECTIVES, vol.10, no.1, pp.80-87, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.15171/hpp.2020.13
  • Journal Name: HEALTH PROMOTION PERSPECTIVES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.80-87
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Social media represents a revolutionary new trend that offers opportunities for and threats toward modifying health behaviours. Although social media has considerable health promotion and education tools, this article summarizes the relationship between the health-promoting lifestyle and Facebook usage, as Facebook is one of the most popular tools in social media.