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College Students’ Perception Of Family Influence Impacting Their Health And Lifestyle, Kayla J. Nicholas, Kayla M. Soptich, Amy Tyson, Samuel P. Abraham, Graeme Perry, Deborah R. Gillum Aug 2018

College Students’ Perception Of Family Influence Impacting Their Health And Lifestyle, Kayla J. Nicholas, Kayla M. Soptich, Amy Tyson, Samuel P. Abraham, Graeme Perry, Deborah R. Gillum

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

Christian family life affects the entire family, including students once they leave home. The purpose of this study was to determine college students’ perception of the influence of family on health. This was a cross-sectional, non-experimental study with a descriptive design. The study included 120 college students in a faith-based institution. Each student completed a Likert-type survey that pertained to their perception of health, and the degree of influence peers and family have on their health. The data analysis showed that college students perceive family influence on stress, spiritual health, and peer association to be influenced by the family. The ...