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In the last 20 years, there has been an increase in interest in the issue of faith and health, which focuses on the connections between social, religious, and health sciences. This study's primary objective was to evaluate the impact of religious affiliation on persons' health-seeking behaviors in the Sunyani municipality. The study's goals were met by using a cross-sectional research approach. The study also used a mixed-methods strategy where both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection were used. The present study viewed religion and spirituality as multidimensional components and quantified them using a novel measure of religion and spirituality for research on health outcomes. The findings of the study suggest that the inclusion of religious faith did have a significant impact on the lifestyle choices of those who practiced it. It was discovered throughout the interviews that a person's religious affiliation affected many other parts of their lives, not only their health decisions. Diet, sanitation, cleanliness, modesty, clothing and grooming, family planning, blood transfusion, organ transplantation, pregnancy, care of the dying, burial, post-mortems, and festivities/celebrations were among these consequences, but they weren't restricted to these.


Health adults religious involvement health outcomes Sunyani Municipality

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Adomah, G. . (2023). Effects of Religious Involvement on the Health Outcomes of Adults in the Sunyani Municipality. Convergence Chronicles, 4(1), 1–16.


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