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Abbasi R, Aflatoonian M, Aflatoonian B, Ranjbar L. To Assess the Priority of Health Issues from the Point of View of Experts and Lay People in Kerman in 2007 . irje. 2010; 5 (4) :21-25
URL: http://irje.tums.ac.ir/article-1-98-en.html

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Background & Objective: Population-based unit research in urban areas utilze possible commmunity-based researches in oder to empower people to have a healthy life. In order to achive this goal this study carried out to prirotise the common health problems from the point of view of experts and habitants in Kerman population-based research center in 2007.
Methods: Cluster sampling was employed and an standard questionnaire was completed by participants.
Results: A population with total of 1289 persons from 324 family were included in this survey. The mean of age 26.8 ± 19.2. Fifty one percent were male and 15.7% had college education, 3.8% were illiterate, 35.8% were housewife or unemployed. Near seven percent had at least a chronic disease in their family. Most complaint of health environment were shooting garbage and stray dogs (48.7% and 42.5%). Unemployment and inflation were most worrying issues from people point of view (85% and 24%).
Conclusions: It is concluded that to allow people to participate in decision making for any health promotion program is very important and it should be taken into account by health policy makers.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/03/7 | Accepted: 2009/08/29 | Published: 2013/09/3

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