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Eshraghi H R, Amir Ahmadi R, Naeemi M R. The Sociological Analysis of the Influential Factors in the Participatory Action of Donors in the Iranian Healthcare System: A Case Study of Charity Medical Centers. J. Hum. Environ. Health Promot. 2020; 6 (3) :134-141
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1- Department of Sociology, Azadshahr Branch, Islamic Azad University, Golestan, Iran.
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Background: Considering the shortcomings of the government and donors’ background, public participation in the development of the healthcare system is an essential strategy in national social development. The present study aimed to evaluate the influential factors in donor participation.
Methods: This applied, descriptive-correlational study was conducted on 230 donors in Iran during 2018-2019. Data were collected using a researcher-made questionnaire, and its internal consistency was evaluated using the Cronbachchr('39')s alpha coefficient. Data analysis was performed in SPSS version 26.
Results: In total, 70.9% of the participants were male, and the remaining were female. Self-employment was reported in 59.2% of the participants, and the others were government employees. The most significant correlations were observed between volunteering (r = 0.776) and religious beliefs (r = 0.644) with donor participation, while the least significant correlation was between social awareness and donor participation            (r = 0.121). No significant associations were denoted between education level, income status, and donor participation.
Conclusion: According to the results, the most important influential factors in donor participation were volunteerism and religious beliefs. Therefore, it is recommended that policymakers and decision-makers pay special attention to the importance of donor activities in the healthcare system.
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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Health Promotion
Received: 2020/06/18 | Accepted: 2020/09/21 | Published: 2020/09/30

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