Underlying Reasons of Christians’ Reluctance to Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle at Senga
Seventh-Day Adventists Church in Gweru - Zimbabwe
Sophonie Ndahayo, Monique Mukanyandwi, and Michel V Mutabazi
Associate Professor of Public Health, APGDPHR, ProfDPHM, PhDPH, MSc, BSc, Dip
*Corresponding Author:Sophonie Ndahayo, Associate Professor of Public Health, APGDPHR, ProfDPHM, PhDPH, MSc, BSc, Dip
March 10, 2022; Published: March 24, 2022
The purpose of this descriptive study was to establish underlying reasons of respondents’ reluctance to adopt a healthy lifestyle at Senga SDA Church in Zimbabwe. A sample of 41 members filled in a structured questionnaire which was used to collect data. Data were analysed statistically using SPSS 16.0 to identify descriptive information of the results. Findings showed that while members (87.80%) expected leaders to be role models even in the adoption of a healthy lifestyle, leaders did not consider themselves charismatic. It was recommended that further studies with larger samples for generalisation of results are necessary.
Keywords:Healthy Lifestyle; Role Model; Reluctance; Adventists
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