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Enfermería Actual de Costa Rica

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CARVALHO, Ana Carolina Tavares de et al. Perception of male adolescents school children regarding care of your health. Enfermería Actual de Costa Rica [online]. 2019, n.37, pp.80-94. ISSN 1409-4568.


The objective of this research was to understand the perceptions of male teenagers students related to health care. Descriptive and qualitative study, make it with 32 students of the public system of the municipal of Recife-PE. For the collect of data was used a semi structured interview, being the answers classified and organized by the Collective Subject Speech (CSS). Were taken five main ideas from the CSS: search from the teenagers to respond their doubts about healthy subjects, performances of schools on strategies of education in health thematic, teenagers perception about health concept, teenagers behavior in healthy care, searching of the improvements of health conditions. It concluded that the involvement of family, school and professionals of health, especially of nursing area, exert an important influence on the teenagers development process. In that way is fundamental the involvement of those actors to the strengthening of actions to promote the health and self-care of teenagers.

Keywords : Healthy-promotion; Masculinity; Men’s-health; Nursing-cares; Teenager-health.

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