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Dehghani M, Safinia Falah M, Hashemi H, Shamsadini N. Evaluation of Environmental Health Indicators in Motels, Hotels and Hotel Apartments in Shiraz. TB. 2014; 12 (4) :96-103
URL: http://tbj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-1719-en.html
MS.c , Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran , hashemi@hlth.mui.ac.ir
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Introduction: Many countries are considered tourism industry as the source of income. This study aimed to determine environmental health indicators of accommodating centers of Shiraz and the role of health advisor and degree of hotel management in raising the amount of health indicators of the accommodating centers in Shiraz, 2011. Methods: This study was descriptive and case study. For determining indicators of environmental health places with regard to the law of food, drinking water, cosmetics according to the ministry of Health and Medical Education. The list included 52 questions for motels and 83 questions for hotels and hotel apartments. Then the list was completed via interview and visiting of all accommodating places of Shiraz included 141 places, in 2011. After evaluating the questioner (the scores over 80 are categorized as healthy, scores in the range of 40-79 is categorized as sanitation and the scores under the 40 are considered as unhealthy) the accommodating places are categorized. Data analysis was done be K square and Fisher tests. Results: The results of this study showed that 58.2 percent of the accommodation places in Shiraz are categorized as healthy, 31.9 percent of the places are in sanitation condition and 9.9 percent are in healthy condition. Conclusion: The environment health of Shiraz hotels that have health advisor are in an ideal heath situation of health. So by making the hotels having health advisor, the indicators of environmental health at the hotel are upgraded. In addition having the certificate for hotel management might also increase the environmental health indices
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/10/11 | Accepted: 2015/10/11 | Published: 2015/10/11

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