Volume 59, Issue 5 (9 2001)                   Tehran Univ Med J 2001, 59(5): 40-46 | Back to browse issues page

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The healthy city is one that is designed to achieve optimal echological, social, and physical specifications for residents of the community that are developing constantly, and that a comprehensive different intrasector cooperation, resources and existing utilities are developed so that an environment of mutual cooperation and assistance for every individual civilian are provided. An environment to maximize their potential ability. One of the specific goals of healthy city, is the development of public knowledge, and cooperative involvement in social health and hygienic programs. The project of healthy city is carried in the Koyee Sizdah Aban, Rey city for the first time. This article has compared the studies carried in the Koyee Sizdah Aban and the other one that in carried in the district of Dowlat Abad, in regard to above-mentioned points. In this study the rate of knowledge, attitude, and the practice of four hundred of 15-49 years old women within the limits of healthy city, was compared with other four hundred women residing in the district of Dowlat Abad in regard to hygienic programs. According to the result of this study the mean percent of knowledge in the healthy cities women were significant in relation to other group. The rate of attitude toward the hygienic problems in the health city and the district of Dowlat Abad did not show a significant differences. The rate of practice of the women of healthy city with 95% of confidence was more than the women of Dowlat Abad. This study clarified that literacy of women and their spouse have positive effect on their knowledge and practice in regard to hygienic problems, but there is not meaningful relation between profession and age of women in regard to the knowledge and practice.
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