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Educational Needs of Couples Attending in Pre-marriage Counseling classes in Health Center of Kerman
esmat Rezabeigi davarani, Narges Khanjani, Abedin Iranpour, Mohabbat Mohseni , sholeh najar mansoori
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Educational Needs of Couples Attending in Pre-marriage Counseling classes in Health Center of Kerman

RezabeigiDavarani Esmat1, Khanjani Narges2, Iranpour Abedin3, Mohseni Mohabbat4*,

NajarMansoori Sholeh5

Ÿ Received: 30. 01. 2016             Ÿ Revised: 13. 06. 2016              Ÿ Accepted: 15. 06. 2016

1 MSc, Health Services Management Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

2. Associate Professor, Research Center for Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

3. Assistant Professor, Research Center for Modeling in Health, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of  Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

4. Assistant Professor, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

5.BSc, Kerman Health Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

*Correspondence: Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Haft-Bagh Road, Kerman, Iran.

Tel: 03431325098                    Fax: 03431325094                                             Email: Mohabbat.Mohseni@gmail.com

Abstract

Introduction:The first step in any educational programs is determining the educational needs of the target group. Providing adequate information to couples helps them to start their marital life based on a correct basis. The aim of this study was to determine the pre-marriage educational needs of couples who are about to get marry.

Methods:This descriptive-analytical and cross-sectional study was performed on 250 couples attending in Pre-marriage counseling classes. Available sampling was used in this study. Data were collected by a questionnaire including demographic variables and 47 questions in 7 areas including family planning, congenital diseases, common cancers in men and women, sexual relationships, relationship with spouse and family, and Islamic and legal issues. Data were analyzed using analytical statistics Chi-square, t-test, ANOVA, and correlation coefficientthrough SPSS 21.

Results:The results show a significant relationshipbetween the need for training and education in women and men (P<0.0001). There was a significant relationship between age and educational needin the field of congenital diseases, in females (P=0.002) and males (P=0.01). The most important educational needs were sexual relationship and relationship with spouse and family.

Conclusion:It seems thatcomprehensive information on sexual issues and relationship with spouse and family should be also added to educational content in order to help young couples to have healthier marital life.

Key­words:Educational Need, Pre-marriage Counseling, Couples, Health Center

ŸCitation:RezabeigiDavarani E, Khanjani N, Iranpour A, Mohseni M, NajarMansoori S.Educational Needs of Couples Attending in Pre-marriage Counseling classes in Health Center of Kerman. Journal of Health Based Research 2016; 2(1): 69-80.

Keywords: Educational Need, Pre-marriage Counseling, Couples, Health Center
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Rezabeigi davarani E, Khanjani N, Iranpour A, Mohseni M, najar mansoori S. Educational Needs of Couples Attending in Pre-marriage Counseling classes in Health Center of Kerman. hbrj. 2016; 2 (1) :69-80
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