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The study was a quasi-experimental research that aimed to investigate the effects of home visit based on participation on health behaviors including knowledge, attitude and self-care behaviors for controlling hypertension. Purposive sampling was used to select thirty people who have been diagnosed with hypertension in selected community. The research instruments were home visit based on participation program and the health behaviors questionnaire. Data were analyzed using the descriptive statistics and Paired t-test. The results revealed that, after completing the program: 1) The mean scores of knowledge, attitude, and self-care behaviors for controlling hypertension were significantly higher than those before entering the program at .05 level. 2) The means of systolic and diastolic blood pressure were significantly lower than those before entering the program at .05 level.
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