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Journal of Geriatrics
Volume 2014, Article ID 839685, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/839685
Research Article

The Relationship between Health Promoting Behaviors and Quality of Life in Nursing Home Residents in Kayseri

1Erciyes University, H.B. Vocational School of Health, 38039 Kayseri, Turkey
2Erciyes University, H.B. Vocational School of Health and Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey

Received 16 July 2013; Revised 2 December 2013; Accepted 3 December 2013; Published 4 February 2014

Academic Editor: Martin J. Sadowski

Copyright © 2014 Vesile Şenol et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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