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Studying Effect of Health Promotion School (HPS) Project on Social Sanitary Behavior of Elementary School Girls at Karaj 3rd Educational Zone
M Amini , M Salimi , M Tajvidi
educational zone, Karaj
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Background and Objectives: Health promotion school project has been conducting on some schools in Iran. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the effect of health promotion school (HPS) project on community sanitary behavior of elementary school girls in Karaj 3rd educational zone.
Methods: This descriptive study was conducted on 378 elementary school girls of Karaj 3rd educational zone. The researcher designed questionnaire was used to measure efficacy of the variables used in the study. The professionals approved content validity of the questionnaire. Reliability of the questionnaire estimated based on the Cronbach's Alpha coefficient (%91). Data were analyzed by SPSS using independent-T test statistic. The significance level of probability was 0.05.
Results: The results were significantly different between HPS and non-HPS for the community sanitary variables. The variables include environmental sanitary, clinical services, case finding, sanitary education and school safety (p<0.01). However, significant difference was not observed between HPS vs. non-HPS in terms of parental involvement, teamwork behavior and interactive communication and student participation.
Conclusion: The results showed successful HPS in much of the studied variables of the community sanitary behavior. Therefore, it is suggested to run this project in all schools.
Keywords: Health education, Social sanitary behaviors, Students, Health promotion schools (HPS)
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/07/14 | Accepted: 2018/07/14 | Published: 2018/07/14
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Amini M, Salimi M, Tajvidi M. Studying Effect of Health Promotion School (HPS) Project on Social Sanitary Behavior of Elementary School Girls at Karaj 3rd Educational Zone. j.health. 2018; 9 (3) :314-321
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