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Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2013, 20(5): 176-184 Back to browse issues page
A Survey on awareness level of transmission ways of B- hepatitis and Aids among Marvdasht City barbers
Seyed mansoor Kashfi, Ali Khani jayhoni *1, Fateme Mohamad khah, Akbar Babaei heydar abadi, M Zainli
1- , khani_ 1515@yahoo.com
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Abstract Introduction: HIV-Aids and hepatitis, B are the global problems that their destructive effects reduced life expectancies in millions of people. Although in some developed countries a significant success in control of these diseases had seen, but in developing countries still the expanding epidemic continues. One of the causes of prevalence and incidence of these two diseases is lack of the necessary knowledge in society, especially in those who are directly at risk of these diseases. This study aimed to assess Marvdasht barbers awareness in the field of transmission and prevention of Aids and hepatitis B. Materials and methods: this survey is a cross- sectional study.The study population include 180 Marvdasht barbers (110 males & 70 females). Data collection tools consisted of two parts: questions on demographic characteristics and questions related to knowledge about Aids and hepatitis B. SPSS soft- ware were used to analyzed data for Anova and correlation coefficient. Results: Mean age was 29years, it showed participating to the classes and subjects ages had no significant relation ship, but the level of education showed a significant relationship with knowledge about AIDS, but not significant in hepatitis B. 76 percents of the subjects had a good knowledge of AIDS and 58 percent of people were also aware to hepatitis B.
Keywords: Key word: awareness, AIDS, hepatitis B, Health education
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical microbiology
Received: 2013/03/17 | Accepted: 2013/06/19 | Published: 2013/06/19
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kashfi S M, khani jayhoni A, mohamad khah F, babaei heydar abadi A, zainli M. A Survey on awareness level of transmission ways of B- hepatitis and Aids among Marvdasht City barbers. Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2013; 20 (5) :176-184
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