Semnan University of Medical Sciences

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Ghazavi Shariat Panahi, Sohaila Sadat and Ansari, Reihaneh and Shamnaz, Fereshteh and Kahouei, Mehdi (2015) A path analysis model of ischemic heart disease patient’s preferences in obtaining health information and factors affecting them. Research Journal of Medical Sciences. pp. 272-278.

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    Although, numerous studies have been conducted in the field of cardiac illnesses, none of them have prioritized the preferences from the perspective of patients. Identifying the information needs of patients can help to change and improve patient’s quality of life. The study was a cross-sectional study which was conducted on 200 patients with ischemic heart disease who referred to Kosar Hospital in Semnan in 2015. The data collection tool was a researcher made questionnaire. The findings showed that the patients more needed to mental health problems information. Sex (OR = 2.646, CI 95%), age (OR = 3.509, CI 95%), Job (OR = 2.876, CI 95%), education (OR = 5.187, CI 95%) and income (OR = 3.774, CI 95%) had positive and significant relationships with the patient’s information needs (p<0.05). The results showed that patients with ischemic heart disease have different information needs. In other words, this study showed that people are concerned about different issues and their needs can vary based on their unique characteristics

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Medical Sciences > School of Medicine
    Depositing User: Mr Vahab Moshtaghi
    Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2016 16:05
    Last Modified: 13 Sep 2016 16:05

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