Volume 17, Issue 1 (4-2007)                   J Holist Nurs Midwifery 2007, 17(1): 31-36 | Back to browse issues page

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mokhtari Z, mir haghjo N, reza masuoleh S, kazemnezhad A. Survey method of health care providing to children less than one year in health ‎departments. J Holist Nurs Midwifery. 2007; 17 (1) :31-36
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1- , Zahra Mokhtarinejad @ Yahoo.com‎
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Introduction: Health care providing to children with optimal quality is part of maternal and ‎child health program that its quality performance causes reduced mortality, complication and ‎health maintenance. Thus evaluating these care and promotion of health care providers, ‎performance and its quality certainly will have effective role in maternal child well – being‏.‏‎

‎ Objective: This research aimed to determine method of health care providing to children less ‎than one year was done.‎

 Methods: This study is a cross – sectional descriptive research and in this research ‎‏97‏‎ ‎employees of health centers were observed during offering health care to ‎‏291‏‎ infants specially ‎growth monitoring and vaccination. Health centers were selected through cluster sampling and ‎staff selected with census. Data collection tool was a questionnaire including two sections. ‎The first part included demographics completed by sample and second part included checklist ‎related to growth monitoring and vaccination completed through observation. Analysis of ‎data was done by descriptive statistics (Mean and Deviation) and deductive statistics (X‏2‏‎- test ‎and Pearson’s correlation).‎

Result: Research finding about sample demographic characteristics showed that most of them ‎‎(‎‏%52/6‏‎) were between ‎‏35‏‎ – ‎‏44‏‎ and most of them (‎‏%92/8‏‎) didn’t have a child under one year. ‎Most of them participated in re – education related to growth monitoring and vaccination and ‎most of them (‎‏%44/3‏‎) provided favorable health care related to vaccination and growth ‎monitoring.‎

 Conclusion: Results showed that there was a significant correlation between age, children ‎educational course, studies, record of service in family health care unit and participation in re–‎education course with method of health care providing to children under one year related ‎growth monitoring and vaccination (P<‎‏0/001‏‎). But there was no significant correlation ‎between having child under one year and method of care provided to children under one year ‎‎(P<‎‏0/002‏‎). Thus most samples (‎‏%96‏‎) had favorable method in maintaining cold chain system.‎

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Article Type : Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/16 | Accepted: 2014/08/16 | Published: 2014/08/16

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