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Assess Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Solid Waste Management in Taghbostan Mountain Climbers from Kermanshah City in 2014
Seyyed Alireza Mosavi, Narjes Ozeiri *
M.Sc. Student of Environmental Health Eng, School of Public Health, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
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Background: The performance of Cultural programs with environmental aims needs to check the status of knowledge, attitude and practice of community towards the subject as is desired, which one of those programs is solid waste management programs in the mountainous areas as

a general duty. In the meantime, Mountaineers play role in the environmental cultural activities

This study aimed to determine the level of knowledge, attitude and practice of people

Methods: This study was a cross-sectional study of knowledge, attitude and behavior towards the management of solid waste in the mountain climbers of Kermanshah Taqbstan in 2014. Based on random sampling of 385 questionnaires were distributed among mountain climbers Taqbstan. The results of this study have been analyzed based on a statistical approach; ANOVA, by using SPPS version 16

Results: The results show an insignificant relationship between job and gender with awareness and performance. However, the age as a main variable has a significant relation with the knowledge but has an insignificant relation with attitude and performance. The results of correlation studies of education level with the knowledge and practice with p equal to 0.045 is statistically significant

Conclusions: Solid Waste Management mountain climbers' education level is the most influential parameter. So that people with higher education have better performance. On the other hand, suffer climbers aged 20 to 40 and higher had better awareness about the Solid Waste Management. The results of this study should be noted that in any job can be diligent in protecting the mountain environment and includes a certain occupational group not be affected

Keywords: Solid Waste Management, Mount Taqbostan, Knowledge, Attitude, Practice
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/05/29 | Accepted: 2017/05/29 | Published: 2017/05/29

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