Volume 15, Number 1 (6-2017)                   sjsph 2017, 15(1): 9-22 | Back to browse issues page


XML Persian Abstract Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Rashidian E, Garmaroudi G, Rashidian A, Yaseri M. Effect of Educational Intervention Based on the Health Belief Model on Reduction of Arbitrary Use of Antibiotics in Women Referred to Health Units Under Coverage of South Tehran Health Center . sjsph. 2017; 15 (1) :9-22
URL: http://sjsph.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5475-en.html

1- MSc. Student, Department of health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- .D. Associate Professor, Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , garmaroudi@tums.ac.ir
3- Ph.D. Professor, Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (981 Views)

: Materials and MethodsThis study was a randomized controlled trial including 396 patients, conducted in 10 randomly health centers allocated as intervention or control groups. The data were collected using questionnaires. The educational intervention included holding educational classes, distribution of pamphlets, hanging posters/flyers, ResultsAnalysis of the data showed statistically significant differences between mean scores of the health belief model components (knowledge, perceived susceptibility, perceived severity, perceived benefits, perceived barriers) and practice in both the intervention and control groups before and after the educational intervention (p < 0.01).

: <span style="mso-ascii-font-family: " times="" new="" roman";="" mso-hansi-font-family:="" "times="" mso-bidi-font-family:="" "b="" lotus";="" mso-ansi-language:="" en;="" mso-ascii-theme-font:="" major-bidi;="" mso-hansi-theme-font:="" major-bidi;"="" lang="EN">Considering the self-reported increased awareness and decreased practice in the intervention group, it seems that the health belief model is an appropriate model for reducing arbitrary use of antibiotics.

Full-Text [PDF 552 kb]   (292 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2017/06/13 | Accepted: 2017/06/13 | Published: 2017/06/13

Add your comments about this article : Your username or email:
Write the security code in the box

Send email to the article author


© 2017 All Rights Reserved | Journal of School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb