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Abdoli F, Ravari A, Heidari S. Study of Traumatic and Non-Traumatic Accidents in the Schools of Rafsanjan in 2011 to 2012 A Short Report. JRUMS 2014; 13 (7) :641-648
URL: http://journal.rums.ac.ir/article-1-2215-en.html
Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran.
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Background and Objective: Because of the age group of students and their low experiences, they are exposed to many dangers of the accident occurred at school. The main objective of this study is to determine the level, causes, and location of the accident at schools in Rafsanjan from 2011 to 2012.

Materials and Methods: In this cross sectional study, the recorded traumatic and non-traumatic accidents were investigated in all primary and high schools of Rafsanjan. The data gathering instrument in this task was a questionnaire designed by the researcher. The researchers attended schools for completing the questionnaires by assistance of the managers or health instructors.

Results: In this research, 153 schools were studied. The findings indicated that the most common of the damages is minor injuries the most frequent of the locations occuring injury is their hands and feet and the most common of the accident is falling down the ground while they are walking or sporting. Also, stomachache and headache were the most common of the non-traumatic accidents. The independent T-test indicated a significant relation between the gender and traumatic and non-traumatic accidents. Moreover, a significant relation was observed between the traumatic accidents and educational level of the students (p<0.05).

Conclusion: Considering the high frequency of the accident among students, the results of this task offer the basic information to the schools authorities for making appropriate decisions and strategies for prevention and decrease of the incidences occurred at schools.

Keywords: Accidents School Students Rafsanjan


Funding: This research was funded by Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences approved the study


How to cite this article: Abdoli F, Ravari A, Heidari Sh. Study of Traumatic and Non-Traumatic Accidents in the Schools of Rafsanjan in 2011 to 2012 . J RafsanjanUniv Med Sci 2014 13(5): 641-8. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Description | Subject: Environmental Health
Received: 2014/07/1 | Accepted: 2014/12/28 | Published: 2014/12/28

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