دوره 19، شماره 1 - ( 1401 )                   جلد 19 شماره 1 صفحات 150-138 | برگشت به فهرست نسخه ها

Research code: 98-4-1-16679
Ethics code: IR.IUMS.REC.1398.1120
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Solhi M, Ebadi Fard Azar F, Ahmadi Z, Rasouli M. Relationship between health literacy and self-care for prevention of high blood pressure among firefighters in Tehran in 1398. ioh. 2022; 19 (1) :138-150
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3229-fa.html
صلحی مهناز، عبادی فرد آذر فربد، احمدی زیبنده، رسولی محبوبه. رابطه سواد سلامت و خودمراقبتی از ابتلا به بیماری پرفشاری خون در کارکنان آتش نشانی شهر تهران سال 1398. سلامت كار ايران. 1401; 19 (1) :150-138

URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-3229-fa.html


گروه آموزش و ارتقاء سلامت، دانشکده بهداشت، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران ، t.ahmadi1336@gmail.com
چکیده:   (208 مشاهده)
The difficult tasks of firefighters' operational personnel, increase the risk of hypertension and other acute cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.
Objective: This study aimed to determine the relationship between health literacy and self-care of hypertension among firefighters in Tehran.
Methods: This cross-sectional study, which conducted in among 360 male firefighters, age of 18-60 years, working in the Tehran Fire Department in year 2019 was performed by two-stage sampling method in cluster and simple random. Data were collected through demographic form, Health literacy for Iranian adult questionnaire (HELIA) and researcher-made self-care checklist for hypertensive disease. Data were analyzed in SPSS (version 22) using descriptive methods and, analytical tests.
Results: 57.5% of people were in the age group of 30-40. The mean score of health literacy was 73.96 with a standard deviation of 3.8. The highest mean score of health literacy was related to information perception and the lowest average score was related to reading skills. Among study sample, 44.2% had “good” and 26.7% had” very good” health literacy. Also, the mean score of self-care behaviors was 19.23 with a standard deviation of 3.4. About 14.4% of employees had a mean score of good self-care. There was a direct and significant correlation between health literacy and self-care (r= .36 [m1] , p <0.001[m2] ).
Conclusion: Health literacy and self-care behaviors weren’t favorable. There was a significan[93] t positive correlation between health literacy and self-care. Therefore, it is necessary to design an appropriate intervention.

 
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نوع مطالعه: پژوهشي | موضوع مقاله: آموزش بهداشت(در محیط کار)
دریافت: 1400/2/8 | پذیرش: 1400/10/13 | انتشار: 1401/2/25

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