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Jadid Milani M, Mahfoozpoor S, Velaii N, Hosseinzadeh S. Assessing the quality or growth assessment services for 0 to 6 years children in urban health centers of Shaheed Beheshti Univercity of Medical Scienses. Payesh 2006; 5 (1)
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Objective (s): To assess the quality care services for 0 to 6 years children in Urban Health Centers of Shaheed
Beheshti University of Medical Sciences in 2001-2b02.
Methods: This was a cross - sectional research with aim of determining the quality of O to 6 years children care services provided by the personnel of urban health centers, affiliated to University of Shahid Beheshti Medical Sciences.  In this research 49 personnel of urban health centers of Shemiranat, North and East of District Health Centers affiliated to University of Shahid Beheshti Medical Sciences were selected through a multiple stage sampling. Type of services provided for 490 children were observed and recorded.
Results: The age of personnel was 32.3±7.9, and 71 % were married. The academic degree of 63% of the personnel was bachelor degree, and 37 % had an associate degree. 82% of personnel were midwifery graduated and 18% family health, and 71 % had passed in-service education. The quality of growth assessment services provided, was good by 59 % of staff and 41 % were in medium range. The quality of measuring weight for less than two and 2-4 years children was good by 67 % and 85 % of the staff respectively. The quality of measuring height was good by 74 % of the staff for. less than two years children and was 67 % in medium range for 2 to 4 years children. The quality of measuring the head was good in the all of the staff (l00%) in less than two years children. The quality of parents' growth assessment education in less than two and 2-4 years children was in medium range (59 % and 70 % of the staff).
Conclusion: The findings showed poor quality of services provided for this age group.
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type of study: Descriptive |
Accepted: 2018/11/28 | Published: 2006/01/15

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