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STUDYING THE FACTORS AFFECTING SOCIAL PARTICIPATION IN OLDER WOMEN

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(2017) STUDYING THE FACTORS AFFECTING SOCIAL PARTICIPATION IN OLDER WOMEN. Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. pp. 1095-1100. ISSN 2349-7750

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Abstract

The issue of social participation has an important role in social health promotion consisting a variety of individual and collective actions in order to determine the destiny of society and themselves and also effecting on decision-making processes regarding public affairs. Accordingly, this study aimed to study the factors related to the rate of social participation in older women. This is a cross-sectional study which after taking informed consent is conducted on 50 women retired from Fatemieh Hospital of Hamadan in census manner in 2015. Data collection tool included a questionnaire of demographic characteristics and factors related to social participation. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 21, descriptive statistics, chi-square test, pair t-test and one way analysis of variance. In this study, the significant level was considered less than 0.05. Experience and duration of social participation had significant relation with each other by overall assessment of factors related to participation. 54 had participated in health promotion programs in their living areas. There was a significant relation between the rate of social participation in health promotion and variable of time (p=0.013) and participation experience (p=0.005). Women retired from Fatemieh Hospital of Hamadan had an appropriate attitude in social participation for health promotion. However, for further increase of social participation, there should be training and facilitating through providing suitable facilities such as confidence-building, awareness of ways to communicate with administrators and welcoming of administrators from suggestions of people.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Alimohamadi, S.UNSPECIFIED
Jamshidi, F.UNSPECIFIED
Shayan, A.UNSPECIFIED
Havasian, M. R.UNSPECIFIED
Hosseinirad, S.UNSPECIFIED
Otogara, M.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Social participation Health promotion Women Effective factors community participation health-programs Pharmacology & Pharmacy
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Page Range: pp. 1095-1100
Journal or Publication Title: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 4
Number: 5
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.581195
ISSN: 2349-7750
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/304

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