Flood Risk Perception among the Inhabitants of a Flood-prone Area in Iran

Fateme Nikbakht; Hamid Heidarian-Miri; Fatemeh Kokabi-Saghi; Hamidreza Shabanikiya

Volume 25, Issue 8 , 2023

  Background: Misunderstanding of disaster hinders people from devoting enough attention to disaster preparedness programs. Flood is one of the main natural hazards in Iran. Objectives: The present study aimed to determine flood risk perception among residents of a flood-prone area in Iran in 2021. Methods: ...  Read More

Development of a COVID-19 Disease Risk Perception Scale

Tevfik Ozlu; Murat Topbas; Kubra Sahin; Demet Saglam Aykut; Naz?m Ercument Beyhun

Volume 25, Issue 5 , 2023

  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected several areas of society, such as social life, the economy, education, and the provision of health services. The need to evaluate individuals' risk perception has assumed particular importance in this situation in which people find themselves. Objectives: ...  Read More

Medical Students Risk Perception of COVID-19 Disease: A Cross-sectional Study

Nahid Aghaei; Iman Asdaghijahromi; Hedayat Jafari; Tahereh Yaghoubi; Abdol Jalil Keragholi

Volume 25, Issue 4 , 2023

  Background: The risk perception of the COVID-19 disease has a direct impact on vulnerability and preventive behaviors. Considering the special position of medical students in society, this research aims to assess the risk perception among medical students. Objectives: The present study aimed to investigate ...  Read More