Interventions based on PRECEDE-PROCEED for promoting safety behaviors in Primary school boys

Nazari, M. and Heidarnia, A. and Eftekhar Ardebili, H. and Mobasheri, M. and Amin Shokravi, F. and Niknami, SH. and Babaei, Gh. (2008) Interventions based on PRECEDE-PROCEED for promoting safety behaviors in Primary school boys. Armaghane danesh, 13 (2).


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Introduction & Objective: Pedestrian injuries are a significant source of morbidity, mortality and disability among children. Prevention of these injuries is thus a major priority for public health and requires a comprehensive approach and educational strategies. The purpose of this study was designing and evaluation of an educational program, based on the PRECEED-PROCEED model for improvement of safety behavior in primary school boys. Materials & Methods: This study is a field trial carried out in 6th areas of Tehran in 2007. Participants (n=88) were 10 – 11 year old who followed by items measuring the PRECEED-PROCEED model before and after two months of intervention. The collected data were analyzed with T test, X2 and pair T test using SPSS software. Results: After participating in educational program, significant improvements were found in knowledge, attitude, behavior, enabling and reinforcing factors of the components of PRECEEDPROCEED model. Conclusion: The findings suggest the beneficial effects of educational intervention based on the PRECEDE-PROCEED model on improving the safety behavior. It can be recommended that health education plan be used on educational models.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: PRECEDE-PROCEED Model,Safety Behavior,Primary School,Boys
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Faculty of Health > Department of Epidemiology
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Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2017 09:56
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2017 09:56

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