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afshari M, afshari M, bahrami M, kangavari M. Study the factors preventing skin cancer in farmers Tuyserkan city based on protection motivation theory. ioh. 2016; 13 (1) :80-90
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1405-en.html
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Background and aims: Skin cancer is the most common cancers. Repeated exposure to sunlight causes high levels of cancer and climate change including changes in the ozone layer along with changes in personal and social habits. Given the importance of farmerschr('39') health and increase their skin cancer, the study aimed to determine the factors preventing skin cancer in farmers city Tuyserkan on protection motivation theory was done in 2014.

Method: In this cross-sectional study, 200 peasant farmers from 18 to 60 years, Tuyserkan city where the sun had Using a cluster of four health centers and rural health houses Were selected. Using a questionnaire, which was based on protection motivation theory, Collected through interviews with farmers and were analyzed using SPSS 21.

Results: Farmers who use sunscreen, hats, gloves and clothing worn used Respectively, 31.5, 53.5, 3, and 65%. and 81% of farmers do not use eyeglasses. Among Agricultural work experience and average score reward structures and perceived severity a significant correlation was found. Also Between preventive behaviors and the mean score of the fear structure, intensity and reward and motivation, perceived protection there was a significant correlation.

Conclusion: With regard to the theory solidarity structures associated with the use of means of protection against the sunchr('39')s rays, Education and health promotion programs designed to increase the incentives for farmers to use the theory of protection is emphasized.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Occupational Diseases
Received: 2014/12/20 | Accepted: 2015/05/25 | Published: 2016/05/10

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