:: Volume 8, Issue 2 (7-2003) ::
__Armaghane Danesh__ 2003, 8(2): 47-54 Back to browse issues page
Knowledge and Attitude of Health Personnels Working in Educational-Treatmental Hospitals-Yasuj City Regarding Aids
Z Mohebi Nobandegani , A Mobaraki, A Afrasiabi-far, AA Moshfe
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Introduction & Objective :Without doubt, the largest human society’s misfortune after second world war is aids world conquering . At present , the best way of combat is to prevent the disease . Giving knowledge to the health personnels and their understanding about risk factors of the disease can promote health and prevention of disease propagation . Therefore this study has been done in order to determine the knowledge and attitude of health personnels . Materials & Methods: This is a descriptive-sectional study in which 140 personnels of Shahid Beheshti and Emam Sajad hospitals were used as sample in the year 2003, which were selected according to simple sampling and were studied with the help of questionnaire. Then the resulting data were analyzed by SPSS software . Results: Findings showed that 72.9% of samples had good knowledge and 54.3% of them had positive attitude about aids. 62.2% of cases , believe that , conferences, seminars, educational services, magazines and health notes have been their sources of getting information . 60.8% of cases having B.S. degree and 63.2% of them having nursing occupation had positive attitude about aids. Meanwhile, 67.9% of cases with operation room occupation, had no attitude regarding aids Conclusion:Study results showed that, the knowledge of health personnels was good about aids but only few of them had positive attitude . Therefore permanent and new educations are necessary for personnels
Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, Health personnels, Aids
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/06/16 | Accepted: 2015/06/16 | Published: 2015/06/16

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