The relationship between satisfaction and knowledge about family-doctor program in Shahr-e-Kord

AUTHORS

Masoumeh Alidoosti 1 , elahe tavassoli 1 , Masoumeh Delaram 2 , * , Arash Najimi 1 , Gholamreza Sharifirad 3

1 MSc of Health Education, School of Public Health, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

2 Assistant Professor of Midwifery, Shahr-e-Kord University of Medical Sciences, Shahr-e-Kord, Iran

3 Associate Professor of Health Management, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.

How to Cite: Alidoosti M, tavassoli E, Delaram M , Najimi A, Sharifirad G. The relationship between satisfaction and knowledge about family-doctor program in Shahr-e-Kord, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2011 ; 13(6):e93834.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 13 (6); e93834
Published Online: May 23, 2011
Article Type: Short Communication
Received: September 06, 2010
Accepted: October 06, 2010
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Abstract

  Background : Attention to the satisfaction of recipients of medical services is an important issue. This cross-sectional study was carried out to determine the relationship between satisfaction and awareness of villagers about family-doctor program.

  Materials and Method : In this study, 1100 persons who were covered with the family-doctor program in rural area in Shahr-e-Kord. We used a self-made questionnaire and multi-stage sampling method . Data analyzed using chi-squared and Spearman correlation coefficient tests and p-value less than 0.05 was considered significant .

  Results : Awareness to family-doctor program was weak in 37.6% of peoples and 48.1 percent of them were fairly satisfied . There was a significant correlation between the knowledge of people and their satisfaction (p= 0.04).

  Conclusion : Informing people about the main goals of family-doctor program will help to promote the quality of program and increase people satisfaction

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