Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Native Gilanian Students Of Shaheed Beheshti Universtiy Of Medical Sciences, About Fascioliasis Disease

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A Ramezankhani 1 , * , M Mosayebi 2 , S Saaki 2 , MR Keyhani 3

1 Vice chancellor for health,Shaheed Beheshti Universtiy of Medical Sciences.

2 Health export, Health Faculty,Shaheed Beheshti Universtiy of Medical Sciences.

3 Faculty member, Rehabilitation Faculty, Iran Universtiy of Medical Sciences.

How to Cite: Ramezankhani A, Mosayebi M, Saaki S, Keyhani M. Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Native Gilanian Students Of Shaheed Beheshti Universtiy Of Medical Sciences, About Fascioliasis Disease, J Med Edu. 2005 ; 7(2):e105220. doi: 10.22037/jme.v7i2.835.

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Journal of Medical Education: 7 (2); e105220
Published Online: May 01, 2005
Article Type: Research Article
Received: August 01, 2004
Accepted: May 01, 2005
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Abstract

Background and purpose: Health care professionals work to solve health problems of the society. This is the duty of health system to identify the gaps in health professionals' competence and asks the medical school to fill the gap. We took one important health problem Fascioliasis and determined the amount  of knowledge, attitude and practices of Gilani  students  studying  at Medical  University  of Shaheed  Beheshti, about  Fascioliasis  disease.Methods: This study was carried on 135 male and female Gilani students studying at different degrees in the age range of 18 to 37. The data was gathered by questionnaire surveys and then validated through  content  validity and reliability  by test-retest  method. Data analysis  was carried out by SPSS and Microsoft  Excel soft wares. To examine the correlation between variables, the T-Test and variance analysis  test was used.Results: The research findings revealed that the community under study has an average  practice. In all three parameters,  however, the average scores of females are greater than males.Conclusion: It is recommended to revise  the educational programs  for the students so that the students of every region become familiar with health problems of their regions

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