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Amiry H, Ershad Sarabi R, Sarafi Nejad A. The Effect of Educational Messages on Hepatitis B Vaccination in Nikshahr Health Network Staff in 2020: A Short Report. JRUMS. 2021; 20 (1) :129-138
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Background and Objectives: Hepatitis B virus is an acute general infection that causes the most damage to the liver. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of educational messages on hepatitis B vaccination of Nikshahr Health Network employees.
Materials and Methods: This quasi-experimental study was performed on 210 employees of Nikshahr Health Network. The study was conducted in the form of before and after, the samples were selected by convenience sampling and the information was obtained by a questionnaire. Data were analyzed using paired t-test and chi-squared test.
Results: Hepatitis B vaccination was performed in the pre-training phase in 79 cases (37.62%) and after training in 150 cases (71.43%). According to the results, 54.20% of those who had not been vaccinated against hepatitis B before training took action in this field after training.
Conclusion: Based on the results, training by sending a message via mobile phone was effective on the rate of hepatitis B vaccination in health care network staff. 
Key words: Education, Vaccination, Health workers, Hepatitis B
 
Funding: No funding to declare.
Conflict of interest: None declared.
Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Kerman University of Medical Sciences approved the study (IR.KMU.REC.1399.496).
 
How to cite this article: Amiry H, Ershad R, Sarafi Nejad A. The Effect of Educational Messages on Hepatitis B Vaccination in Nikshahr Health Network Staff in 2020: A Short Report. J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2021; 20 (1): 135-44. [Farsi]
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Type of Study: Short Report | Subject: مديريت و اطلاع رساني پزشكي
Received: 2020/10/16 | Accepted: 2021/01/27 | Published: 2021/04/21

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