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Iran South Med J 2016, 19(2): 284-295 Back to browse issues page
Assessment the environmental health status of private clinics, laboratories and Radiologies of Bushehr in 2012
Neda Alihoseini1, Masoomeh Ravanipour *2, Nilofar Motamed3, Masoud Mohammadi Baghmolaei4
1- Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Boushehr Health Center, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
2- Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Faculty of Health, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran , m.ravanipour@bpums.ac.ir
3- Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
4- Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
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Background: Clinics, laboratories and radiologies are as a part of the public places and because of their potential health risk emissions, compliance with the environmental hygiene standards has a huge role in maintaining the environmental health of society. This study aimed to determine the environmental health status of private clinics, laboratories and Radiologies of Bushehr city in 2012.

Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-analytical study, 211 private clinics, laboratories and radiologies were studied by concensus sampling. A research-based valid and reliable questionnaire (Cronbach's alpha=0.87) consisted of 62 questions was developed by trained interviewers. Questions were designed in nine sections: Construction, health services, solid waste management, providing health of clients, safety, sewerage, sanitation, specific criteria of dental clinics and specific criteria of radiology. Finally, Data was analyzed with the SPSS version 13 software.

Results: The results showed that indicators of health status, the health services, solid waste management, providing health of clients, safety, sanitation and health facilities, had a favorable situation with mean 85.3%, 82%, 87.2%, 75.8%, 61.1%, 95.3% and 99.1%. Most problems was associated with improper disposal of syringes and surgical blades in the safety boxes, lack of disposable cups for clients and not installed fire extinguisher.

Conclusion: In general, most of the Bushehr city clinics, laboratories and radiologies were favorable on health conditions in researched indicators.

Keywords: Boushehr, Clinic, Environmental health, Laboratory, Radiology
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2016/05/17 | Accepted: 2016/05/17 | Published: 2016/05/17
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DOI: 10.18869/acadpub.ismj.19.2.284


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Alihoseini N, Ravanipour M, Motamed N, Mohammadi Baghmolaei M. Assessment the environmental health status of private clinics, laboratories and Radiologies of Bushehr in 2012. Iran South Med J. 2016; 19 (2) :284-295
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