Health Care Problems in Rural Areas Schools -Parental Point of View

Rina Gera, Zamira Shabani, Fatmir Vadahi, Arlinda Ramaj


The rapid economical and social developments have put the school forward of some different challenges. These changes are reflected in the rural areas, too. The parents nowadays are not interested only on their quotidian duties toward their children, but also in other aspects, and of course one of them is school where they spend most of their time. One of the important things related to school is children’s health, even though it is not seen as a direct connection, it affects their life and their future lifestyle. In this study we aim to present some of these problems the parents face in their children’s health aspects, seen related to school. The purpose of this study is to identify the problems and the obstacles the parents face in front of school conditions and services they offered to their children. This article aims with the help of the answers of 274 parents of children of 6 rural area schools in Shkodra’s county, to reflect some of their point of view about health problems. This is a point survey. To select the sample was used the sampling with stratification, where in each layer was made from a simple random sample. 300 questionnaires were distributed (mostly with closed questions) in six different villages, 50 questionnaires for each village) Shkodra District. The distribution was in rural areas in North and South of Shkodra. The distribution period was December 2013 - January 2014. The data were elaborated with SPSS.20 program.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2014.v4n4p134

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