Volume 6, Issue 2 (Summer 2002)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2002, 6(2): 43-47 | Back to browse issues page

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Arab M, Abaszadeh A. The effect of a Thalassemia educational program on students’ knowledge. J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2002; 6 (2) :43-47
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-690-en.html
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Background: Beta thalassemia is one of the most important disorders in our country. General awareness is the most preventive step. Objective: To evaluate the effect of an educational session containing lectures, booklets and videotape on the knowledge of high school students. Methods: A total number of 405 high school students (Females (67.2%) and males (32.8%)) were randomly selected and asked to complete a questionnaire before and two weeks after an educational session. Findings: There was a significant difference between the scores of students in pre and post test (2.42 vs. 2.56, P<0.05). Conclusion: A short time education on thalassemia can significantly improve students’ thalassemia awareness and this improvement can be effective in preventing the birth of thalassemic children. Formal thalassemia education of students is recommended
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education

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