Health of dwelling houses in the field of Samenol-a-emmeh community oriented medical education center (Summer 2002)

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SM Azizi 1 , * , M Pirsaheb 1 , S Moradi 1

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1 Iran

How to Cite: Azizi S, Pirsaheb M, Moradi S. Health of dwelling houses in the field of Samenol-a-emmeh community oriented medical education center (Summer 2002), J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2004 ; 7(4):e81283.

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Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: 7 (4); e81283
Published Online: March 19, 2004
Article Type: Research Article
Received: November 10, 2003
Accepted: March 10, 2004

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Abstract

Background & Objectives: Hygienic housing is an important index of health development in different countries which can prevent from contagious diseases & accidents .

This study was established to survey the health condition of dwelling houses in the filed of samenol-a-emmeh community –oriented medical education center at summer 2002 .

Materials & Methods : In this descriptive study 500 families from 4643 ones in the filed of samenol-a-emmeh medical education center were selected by random allocation sampling & were asked to fill a questionnaire containing 24 questions on demographic and dwelling house conditions . The collected data were subjected to statistical analysis .

Result : It was showed that 50% of the houses had good health conditions (Including room ceilings, floors, light &..).

Discussion : This study showed that half of the studied houses had bad health conditions. These health defects may cause psycho-somatic & socio – economic problems for dwellers. Earthquakes and other natural disasters can destroy these houses which may be fatal for those living in them. Education of the dwellers & standardization of the house will be helpful.

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