The assessment of view toward sexually transmitted diseases among midwives in Kashan 2010

Karimian, Z. and Kafaei-Atrian, M. and Abbaszadeh, F. (2012) The assessment of view toward sexually transmitted diseases among midwives in Kashan 2010. Research Journal of Medical Sciences, 6 (4). pp. 226-227.

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Sexually transmitted diseases are health problem in world and midwives play important role in transmitting information to patient and counseling with them. Due to this study was not performed, this research is necessary. The aim was to the assessment of knowledge and attitude toward sexually transmitted diseases among midwifes in Kashan 2010. This study was a descriptive analytic study. The samples consisted of 100 midwife, they were selected using convenient sampling method. Data were gathered by a questionnaire that include 3 item demographic information, knowledge and attitude. Data were analyzed by SPSS Software. The mean of age in this midwife was 34±6/7 years and the most of them were married (73) and undergraduate education (75). About 56 of midwives have patient with STD. The most of source information about STD was education of university (40). Their knowledge regarding the STD were high (90) and the attitudes regarding the STD were favorable (92). The results indicate a high level of knowledge and a positive attitude towards STD. This study indicated that midwifes informed about STD and researchers can aplicated of them to education and counceling about STD in health center but assessment of performance in this group is nessesery. © Medwell Journals, 2012.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: adult; article; attitude to health; computer program; counseling; demography; educational status; human; human experiment; married man; midwife; midwifery education; professional knowledge; questionnaire; sexually transmitted disease
Subjects: Midwifery
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery > Department of Midwifery
Depositing User: editor . 2
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2017 16:24
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2017 15:55

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