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ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

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Abstract

Quality of Life of Medical Students
Author(s): Anna Yu. Makarova*, Vladislav R. Kuchma, Elena V.Naryshkina, Natalia L. Yamshchikova, Anna R. Virabova and Rosa G. Gukasyan

Objectives: The results of a subjective assessment of the quality of life of medical students are presented with the help of a questionnaire recommended by the WHO.

Methods: The questionnaire consisted of questions divided into blocks: Subjective health assessment, daily routine, lifestyle, nutrition, and physical activity. One hundred and twenty two students of the fourth year were questioned. The relationships between the indicators were described by the Pearson conjugacy coefficient.

Results: Only 12.3% of students indicated the high quality of their lives. There are negative changes in the students' lifestyles such as irrational daily routine, low motor activity, and an unbalanced diet

Conclusion: Respondents noted deviations in the state of health expressed in complaints of a vegetal nature. There are positive relation between a student's leisure and time spent on gadgets, free time and time to watch TV, free time and being overweight, satisfaction with quality of life and Body Mass Index (BMI), satisfaction with quality of life and night sleep.