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Study of Awareness and Performance Level in Red Crescent Society Staff of Tehran towards First Aid
Yadollah Forutan zadeh , Hasan Kazemi * , Mojtaba Mojtaba
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Background
Iranian Red Crescent Society staff are one of the first responders in disasters, therefore; this paper aims to study the level of awareness and performance of Red Crescent society staff of Tehran towards first aid (as one of the first rescue and relief actions).
Methods
The methodology of research involved creation of a questionnaire and a collection of demographic, awareness and performance of extracted data. In this cross sectional research, 80 employees of Red Crescent society of Tehran were surveyed by random sampling in 2009.
Findings
About 55 percent of responders have (a good and very good) awareness and knowledge about first aid; also 43 percent have (a good and very good) performance about first aid. based on the variables, there is a meaningful relation between the presence in relief operations and their scores. (p=0.021, r=0.568)
Conclusion
According to the results, about half of Red Crescent society staff had an appropriate level of awareness and performance. However, in order to review the first aid training, it is essential to improve the staff response ability in disasters.
Keywords: awareness, performance, first aid, Red Crescent society
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Forutan zadeh Y, Kazemi H, Mojtaba M. Study of Awareness and Performance Level in Red Crescent Society Staff of Tehran towards First Aid. 3. 2010; 1 (4)
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فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی امداد و نجات Quarterly Scientific Journal of Rescue and Relief
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