Relationship between knowledge and attitudes of rural people with information resources about family physicion program in Shahrekord (2010)

Tavasoli, Elahe. and Alidousti, Masoumeh. and khadivi, Reza. and Sharifirad, Gholamreza. and Hasanzadeh, Akbar. (2010) Relationship between knowledge and attitudes of rural people with information resources about family physicion program in Shahrekord (2010). HEALTH SYSTEM RESEARCH, 6 (3).

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Abstract

Background: The family physician program and referral system considered as one of the important programs of country’s health that has been implemented since 2005.Considerng that health is a spontaneous phenomenon and information in this regard should be given to individuals, the present study was conducted to determine the relationship between knowledge and attitudes of rural people with information resources about family physician program in Shahrekord. Methods: In this descriptive analytic survey, 1100 individuals under the program of rural family physician in Shahrekord were selected by multistage sampling method. Data collected using a questionnaire and analyzed by t-test and ANOVA tests. Findings: Mean age of studied population was 34.23.5% of rural population have been trained regarding family physician program. There was significant relationship between the mean scores of knowledge and attitude of rural people with the training giving (p<0.05). Most of the rural population had received their information in this regard from health workers and health centers employee (34%).There was significant relationship between information resources and knowledge and attitudes of villagers (P<0.001). Conclusion: The findings of current study indicated that people’s information about the program was moderate. Considering that most of the rural population had received their information from health workers, so, implementation of educational programs for doctors and health workers and transfer to other members of society can improve the quality and effectiveness of this program.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, FAMILY PHYSICIAN PROGRAM, INFORMATION RESOURCES
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Faculty of Health
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2017 08:15
Last Modified: 09 May 2018 04:39
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6341

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