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Shakiba M, Jokar F, Ramezani M. Determine the Attitude about Community Based Participatory Research in People Residing in Ali Abad . jour guilan uni med sci. 2008; 17 (66) :8-14
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Guilan University of Medical Sciences
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Abstract Introduction: Participatory research as performing research by involving all people, need to public participation, so determining the attitude of people toward this topic is important. Objective: Determine the attitude about Community Based Participatory Research in People Residing in Ali Abad. Materials and Methods: This descriptive cross sectional study was performed on 178 people residing in Aliabad with a convenient sampling method. A structured questionnaire comprised of attitude statement and demographic characteristics was used for data collection and completed self administered by participants. The validity of attitude statements was determined by faculty members and reliability was measured by Cronbach's alpha greater than 0.7. T-test was applied for data analysis using SPSS program. Results: The mean attitude score was 45.56 (95% CI: 44.74-46.38). Furthermore the mean attitude in empowering category with 20 maximum score was 10.77 (95% CI: 10.77-11.48), removing community problem with 15 maximum score was 9.11 (95% CI 8.84-9.38), community participation with 25 maximum score was 16.12 (95% CI 15.74-14.49) and community confidence with 15 maximum score was 9.0(8.64-9.37). Participant attitude toward community based participatory research was statistical significantly associated with respondents membership in population research center (P<0.05). Conclusion: The most important factor in successfully administrating community base programs is the community participation. The findings of this study indicate the importance of community based participatory research for community.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/12/2 | Accepted: 2013/12/2 | Published: 2013/12/2

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