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The impact of factors related to preventive behaviors of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis among Families of Kherameh 2015
Hojat allah Khosravani poor, Abbas Ghavam, Abbas Yazdan panah *
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Introduction: After malaria, Cutaneous Leishmaniasis is the most important parasitic disease in tropical and semitropical areas of the world. One the most effective ways of controlling Cutaneous Leishmaniasis is practicing preventive behaviors by family persons. Since of the endemic disease in Kherameh, this research performed aimed the impact of factors related to preventive behaviors of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis among families Kherameh city in 1394.

Methods: In this cross sectional descriptive-analytic study that statistical population is city Kherameh families. Using Cochran's formula 350 families were chosen as study sample. The instrument used in this research was questionnaire. The validity of the questionnaire was confirmed by experts and the reliability was 79%. The questionnaire was completed by mothers in participating families .In order to analyze the data, using SPSS software version 16 and Spearman correlation coefficient and chi-square and ANOVA tests were used.

Results: mean and standard deviation of participants was 36/01 ± 12/25 years, Mean and standard deviation performance of City managers: 13/75 ± 10/59, Public media (TV and radio): 7/77±8/57, Mean and standard deviation performance of health volunteers was 4/77±10/29.

Conclusions: The results showed that the performance of radio and television, health volunteers and city managers is low. Public media and health volunteers with continuous training and city managers with proper operation can be an effective step in promoting preventive behaviors of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in the population.

Keywords: Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, urban families Kherameh, preventive behaviors
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Received: 2015/12/5 | Revised: 2017/06/12 | Accepted: 2016/06/20
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khosravani poor H A, ghavam A, yazdan panah A. The impact of factors related to preventive behaviors of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis among Families of Kherameh 2015. jmj. 2016; 14 (1) :64-71
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