نوع مقاله : مقاله کوتاه
1 کارشناس ارشد، گروه پرستاری، دانشکدهی پرستاری، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
2 پزشک اجتماعی و پیشگیری، دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
3 پزشک عمومی، دانشکدهی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی اصفهان، اصفهان، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: The topic of organ donation is the most notable sign of combining medicine and clinical service with people's insight and beliefs. To plan a key for expanding the culture of organ donation in society, the information and awareness of people from Isfahan (Isfahanians), Iran, were investigated in this research.Methods: Performing a descriptive research on the studied population, a sample of 975 Isfahanians over 15 years old of age was taken via the method of random stratified sampling. Data collecting tool was a self-made questionnaire in 2 sections of background information and awareness questions. Data were analyzed via SPSS17 software using independent sample t and analysis of variance tests.Findings: Of 975 participants in the research, 51 (52.9%) 6 were women and 459 (47.7%) were men, with the mean age of 30.45 ± 5.12 years. The mean awareness score about organ donation was 5.3 ± 2.2, about average noting the groupings. In addition, the distribution of classification frequencies of people's awareness state showed that, most of the participants had average awareness about organ donation. Besides, observing the effective factors on awareness state of participants about organ donation, factors such as gender, age, marital status and occupational state did not have donation noticeable effect on awareness of the people about organ donation (P > 0.050); on the other hand, education level and income state were effective on the level of their awareness (P < 0.050).Conclusion: The awareness of Isfahanian society about organ donation is about decent to average. Besides, according to role of the media in acquainting, it seems that media is one of the most important tools in increasing people's awareness.