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The effect of rehabilitation Services on quality of life for the blind
Amin Sarabandi, Hossein Mobaraki 1, Mohammad Kamali, Ali Chabok, Shahin Soltani
1- , hmobaraki43@tums.ac.ir
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Abstract

Background and Aim: Visual impairment affects people's quality of life. Since the effect of rehabilitation services is measured by improving in quality of life, this study was performed to evaluate the effect of rehabilitation services on quality of life in the blind.

Materials and Methods: 121 blind and low vision people who covered by Zahedan Welfare Organization were studied by census method in this descriptive analytical study. Data was collected using demographic questionnaire (including demographic information and rehabilitation services information in the people) and quality of life questionnaire for the blind. This questionnaire was translated to Persian by Tavakol et al wich its and validity and reliability was assessed with using content validity and test-re-test method, respectively (0.89

Results: T-test results showed the mean score of quality of life significantly higher in patients who had rehabilitation service than persons deprived of services (p=0.03). Mann-Whitney test showed these patients have significantly higher quality of life in mobility domain (p=0.01) and self-care (p<0.001).

Conclusion: According to the results, developing rehabilitation services and providing social programs for the blind is suggested.

Keywords: rehabilitation service, quality of life, blind people, low vision people

Keywords: rehabilitation service, quality of life, blind people, low vision people
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2012/10/27 | Accepted: 2013/04/21 | Published: 2013/11/12
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Sarabandi A, Mobaraki H, Kamali M, Chabok A, Soltani S. The effect of rehabilitation Services on quality of life for the blind. mrj. 2013; 7 (4) :48-56
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فصلنامه توانبخشی نوین Journal of Modern Rehabilitation
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