Akbar Babaei Heydarabadi

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BACKGROUND Health literacy is a measure of individual's ability to read, comprehend, and act on medical instructions. Older adults are one of the most important at risk groups affected by the impact of inadequate health literacy. Health promoting behaviors in older adults have potential impact on their health and quality of life and reduce the costs(More)
BACKGROUND Prostate cancer is one of the most common and lethal cancers in the world. The incidence of prostate cancer has been increasing in recent years. The purpose of this study was to investigate factors associated with prostate cancer screening behaviors among men over 50 in Fasa, Iran, based on the PRECEDE model. METHODS In this cross-sectional(More)
INTRODUCTION Unsafe abortion is one of the most important health problems in many countries. Because of legal and moral issues, abortion is one of the most sensitive decisions. The aim of this study was to understand women's expected gains from undergoing induced abortion. METHODS To explain the factors leading to induced abortion, we collected the(More)
Introduction: Nowadays job burnout is a common problem in all healthcare systems, and it seems that physical factors such as noise pollution play an important role in it. Based on this, we aimed to study the association between noise pollution and job burnout among nurses in Behbahan city in 2015. Materials and Methods: The stattistical community of this(More)
INTRODUCTION Road traffic accidents are among the most critical public health issues. Many people die on the roads each day and tens of millions sustain nonfatal injuries. The aim of this study is to describe the high-risk behaviors of motorcyclists in which police had to confiscate their motorcycles. METHODS This cross-sectional study was carried out on(More)
BACKGROUND Health literacy is one of the most important priorities for improving health care quality through enhancing patient-provider communication. Implementing health literacy strategies enable nurses to provide information and instructions for patients in a manner that is more commensurate and understandable. The purpose of this study was to(More)
INTRODUCTION Today, despite scientific advances, many people spend more time and distance between home and their workplaces because of various economic and population reasons. The aim of this study was to identify features of an appropriate health education program during commutes for factory staff at Ardakan county (Yazd province, Iran). METHODS This(More)
AIMS Despite the need for timely return of patients for visit and blood sugar control, rate of attendance to health centers is low. This qualitative study was conducted to identify and explain the status of diabetics' referral to rural health centers of Ahvaz from the patients and participants' point of view. MATERIALS AND METHODS This research was(More)
BACKGROUND Cigarette smoking is one of the preventable causes of diseases and deaths. The most important preventive measure is technique to resist against peer pressure. Any educational program should design with an emphasis upon theories of behavioral change and based on effective educational program. To investigate the interventions through educational(More)
BACKGROUND With the growing global population, it is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the demands for food and energy. A major portion of the food and energy is produced via agriculture and livestock activities. The objectives of this research are to gather information regarding the demographic features of farmers, previous poisoning, and the(More)
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