Validity and Reliability of Asbestos Knowledge and Awareness Questionnaire for Environmental Asbestos Exposure in Rural Areas


METİNTAŞ S. , AK G. , YILMAZ Ş. , Bogar F., METİNTAŞ M.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY, vol.19, no.1, pp.34-40, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ejp.2016.57441
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.34-40

Abstract

Objective: There is no treatment for asbestos-related diseases, but they can be prevented. One of the first interventions is to improve the knowledge level of people in order to protect people from asbestos and asbestos-related diseases. The present study was conducted to develop a questionnaire for measuring the knowledge and awareness level of asbestos and also assess its validity and reliability in a rural population that is exposed to asbestos environmentally.