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Moradi A, Sajjadi H, Mohaqeqikamal S, Vameqi M, Hosseini Teshnizi S, Qaedamini Q. A Study of Labor Children's Social Health Referring to Non-Govermental Organization in Support of Children's Rights in Tehran in 2014. JRUMS. 2016; 14 (11) :977-988
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Background and objectives: Every individual's health is the basic foundation for the community health, and public health is considered as one of the important indicators of development. Considering the fact that children's health is one of the key priorities in all countries and today social health is one of the important issues raised in addressing the issue of health. this study is designed to investigate the labour children's social health referring to NGO (Non-Govermental Organization) centers in support of children's rights in Tehran.

Materials and Methods: In this descriptive cross-sectional study105 children between 13 to 18 years old referring to the promotion of quality of life centers of Iranian (Ilya),NaserKhosrow's house of children's support, Shoush house of children's support, Molavi's children support center, and the house of Elm in the city of Tehran in 2014 Were selected by census method. In order to evaluate social health, Kyes questionnaire and for demographic information a checklist was used. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficient and independent sample t-test.

Results: The results showed that social health of children with the mean of 54.44 ±10.86 was in an average level. The minimum and maximum scores obtained for social participation and social acceptance, respectivly. There was a significant  relationship between the social health and the variables of nationality (p<0.001), educational status (p<0.001) and income (p=0.032),but there was no significant relationship between the social health and the variables of sex (p=0.104), accommodation (p=0.208) and age (p=0.230).

Conclusion: the results of this study revealed that social health of labour children is not desirable. Therefore, the promotion of public health and Identification and elimination of factors affecting labour children requires a common effort between all levels of society such as  individuals, communities and government.

Key words: Social health, Labour children, Non-Govermental Organization, Children’s right

Funding;  This study did not have any funds

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of  Researches University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences approved the study.

How to cite this article: Moradi A, Sajjadi H, Mohaqeqikamal SH, Vameqi M, Teshnizi SH, Qaedamini QR.A Study of labour children's social health referring to Non-Govermental Organization in support of children's rights in Tehran in 2014. J RafsanjanUniv Med Sci 2016; 14(10): 977-88. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Community Medicine
Received: 2015/05/9 | Accepted: 2015/10/20 | Published: 2016/02/17

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