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Asadpour M, Darehkordi M, Abdollahi S H, Salim Abadi Y. Knowledge, attitude and practice of butchers about Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in Rafsanjan City in 2019. J Jiroft Univ Med Sci. 2020; 7 (3) :440-449
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1- Assistant Professor, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School of Health, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran
2- MD Student, Student Research Committee, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran
3- Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran
4- Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services and Health Promotion, School of Health, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran , yasernls@gmail.com
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Introduction: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is an acute febrile and hemorrhagic viral disease that has been reported more among Ranchers and slaughterhouse workers. The aim of present study was to determine the knowledge, attitude and practice of butchers in Rafsanjan city about Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in 2019.
Materials and Methods: The present descriptive study was conducted on all butchers in Rafsanjan by census method in 2019. Data collection tool included a questionnaire of knowledge, attitude and practice. Data were analyzed using, Spearman, Mann-Whitney, Kruskal-Wallis tests at a level of less than 0.05 by SPSS software (version 16).
Results: Of the 150 participants in the present study with Mean age38.34±12.23, 55 persons (%36.7) obtained their information about CCHF through veterinary staff, and 15persons (%10) reported that they had no information about CCHF. In current study, the Overall score of knowledge of butchers was 67.27, attitude score was 94.3, and performance score was 83.68 out of 100. The results of this study showed that the attitude and performance of the butchers were favorable, but the knowledge of the butchers in Rafsanjan city about the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever was at moderate level
Conclusion: The findings of the present study showed the inadequately of the knowledge of the butchers of Rafsanjan city about Crimean-Congo fever disease, hence, for enhancing their level of knowledge it is suggested that training sessions should be held continuously regarding Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever for butchers.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Sciences/Medical Entomology
Received: 2020/06/27 | Accepted: 2020/09/21 | Published: 2020/09/28

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