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JPEN 2018, 5(1): 69-75 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between climatic variables and infectious diseases in children in Ardebil provinc
Behroz Sobhani , Vahid Safarian Zengir, Mina Tabadoly
Associate Professor of Climatology, physical Geography, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Iran, Ardebil , safariyan.vahid@gmail.com
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Introduction: As in any society, children and young people constitute one of the most important segments of society, infectious diseases can have adverse consequences on the family level, prevent the individual and society. Although climate change and climate alone do not cause disease itself but its side effects can be seen in various diseases including infectious diseases to be effective.
Method: This study aimed to investigate the relationship between climate change and infectious diseases in children Ardabil province during. The research is descriptive and correlational. Climate data used for this study is a significant sum, monthly and seasonal average temperatures, relative humidity and total average frost days in the synoptic station in the city of Ardabil, anklet, Pars Abad and Meshgin in the period (1978 to 2015) is used data on infectious diseases (including diarrhea, meningitis, pneumonia, asthma, measles, rubella) city hospitals in Ardabil, Parsabad, anklets and Meshgin were taken and more data use were analyzed using SPSS statistical software.
Results: The results showed that the moisture infectious diseases (r=-0.19) negative correlation between the temperature of infectious diseases (r=-.24) negative relationship between pressure against infectious diseases (r=0.05) significant positive correlation between infectious diseases (r=-.35) There is a significant negative correlation (p<0.05). Accordingly, we can conclude the climate impact of the spread of infectious diseases in children.
Conclusions: The presence of proper climatic conditions can lead to cellular growth in various viruses and microbes accelerate But adverse conditions such as very low temperatures, low humidity prevent From rapid growth and even destruction Viruses and germs In the environment.
Keywords: Climate variables, infectious diseases, children, Ardebil province
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/07/3 | Accepted: 2017/12/13 | Published: 2018/09/9
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Sobhani B, Safarian Zengir V, Tabadoly M. The relationship between climatic variables and infectious diseases in children in Ardebil provinc. JPEN. 2018; 5 (1) :69-75
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