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An Analysis of the Structural Factors Affecting the Public Participation in Health Promotion

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The present study focuses on analyzing national and international Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) studies published from 2000 to 2012 in order to identify and categorize the possible factors that affect social participation for improving the public health. Clearly, improving the public health necessitates a combination of the participation and responsibility by the social members and the attempts by public health policy-makers and planners. CBPR studies are selected as the corpus since they seek to encourage active and informed participation of the social members in fulfilling the health related goals. The present study is conducted through meta-synthesis within a qualitative framework. The results revealed a set of factors within the structural capacities which were employed by the CBPR researchers for achieving the health promotion goals. The structural capacities employed in the interventions could be considered on the cultural and social grounds. The cultural grounds were divided into scientific and religious attempts. For the scientific attempts, the results highlighted the participation of higher education institutes including universities and research centers as well as educational institutes such as schools and the relevant institutions. And regarding the religious attempts, the results indicated that the cooptation of religious centers played the greatest role in enhancing the public participation.

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The frequencies of the strategic activities for increasing the social participation in CBPR interventions from 2000 to 2010 and the relevant dimensions in structural capacities
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Figure 2: The frequencies of the strategic activities for increasing the social participation in CBPR interventions from 2000 to 2010 and the relevant dimensions in structural capacities


An Analysis of the Structural Factors Affecting the Public Participation in Health Promotion
The frequencies of the strategic activities for increasing the social participation in CBPR interventions from 2000 to 2010 and the relevant dimensions in structural capacities
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Figure 2: The frequencies of the strategic activities for increasing the social participation in CBPR interventions from 2000 to 2010 and the relevant dimensions in structural capacities

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

ABSTRACT

The present study focuses on analyzing national and international Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) studies published from 2000 to 2012 in order to identify and categorize the possible factors that affect social participation for improving the public health. Clearly, improving the public health necessitates a combination of the participation and responsibility by the social members and the attempts by public health policy-makers and planners. CBPR studies are selected as the corpus since they seek to encourage active and informed participation of the social members in fulfilling the health related goals. The present study is conducted through meta-synthesis within a qualitative framework. The results revealed a set of factors within the structural capacities which were employed by the CBPR researchers for achieving the health promotion goals. The structural capacities employed in the interventions could be considered on the cultural and social grounds. The cultural grounds were divided into scientific and religious attempts. For the scientific attempts, the results highlighted the participation of higher education institutes including universities and research centers as well as educational institutes such as schools and the relevant institutions. And regarding the religious attempts, the results indicated that the cooptation of religious centers played the greatest role in enhancing the public participation.

No MeSH data available.