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Volume 2, Issue 4 (OCTOBER 2003)                   Payesh 2003, 2(4): 289-296 | Back to browse issues page

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The comparison of interns' attitudes towards social medicine before and after a training course. Payesh. 2003; 2 (4) :289-296
Abstract:   (4366 Views)
Objective(s): To compare the attitudes of interns before and after a training course in Faculty of
Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences.
Material & Methods: This was a quasi-experimental study. Data were collected using an especially designed questionnaire. A sample of 100 interns filled in pretest (before the course) and posttest (after the course) questionnaires. Data were analyzed using parametric and non parametric tests.
Results: There was significant difference between attitude scores pre and post testing in the expected direction (P<0.05). In order to compare the ranking of each attitude statements during the two stages the sing test was performed. All 27 statements, showed significant difference (P<0.05). No significant differences were observed between male and female interns in pre and post training courses.
Conclusion: The study indicated that social medicine training courses had considerable effect on interns' attitudes.
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type of study: Research | Subject: Medical
Accepted: 2018/11/28 | Published: 2003/10/15

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