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Abedinloo R, Hassan zadeh rangi N, Khosravi Y, Jalilian H, Majd Abadi S, Farshad A A, et al . Assessment of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) indices in an urban vicinity: A Case Study based on Community-Based Initiatives (CBI) in Tehran. JHSW. 2015; 5 (1) :25-34
URL: http://jhsw.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5240-en.html

1- Ms.c of occupational health,Departmen of health,tehran university of medical sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Ms.c of occupational health, Students Research Committee, Departmen of health,shahid beheshti university of medical sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Phd of occupational health, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Department health, Alborz university of medical sciences, Karaj, Iran , yakhosravi@yahoo.com
4- Ms.c of occupational health,Departmen of health,shiraz university of medical sciences, Shiraz, Iran
5- Associate Professor, Head of Sanitation Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
6- Senior research assistant department of municipal administration of social and cultural studies, Tehran, Iran
7- Social and cultural studies,tehran municipality, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (4329 Views)

Introduction: Neighborhood environment plays an important role in the health of residents. This study was conducted to assess health, safety and environment (HSE) in poor and rich vicinities in order to improve health levels of the neighborhoods, using Community-Based Intervention (CBI) approach.

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Material and Method: In the present field study, HSE variables were assessed by a checklist (NHSES) through observation, interviews with neighborhood residents as well as document review.Of the 374 vicinities in Tehran, ten regions were selected through cluster sampling. The Control Chart approach was used in order to compare the field data and the possibility of decision-making about the neighborhoods.

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Results: Overall, results showed that status of health, safety and environment in both rich and poor neighborhoods in Tehran was in the warning level.

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Conclusion: The CBI is an appropriate model for empowerment of neighborhoodsin a way that promote HSE status.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/03/18 | Accepted: 2015/03/18 | Published: 2015/03/18

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