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Shahabi M, Tofighi S, Maleki M. The Nurse and Specialist Physicians Manpower Distribution by Population and Its Relationship with The Number of Beds at Public Hospitals in Iran’s 2001-2006. jha. 2010; 13 (41) :7-14
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-682-en.html

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Introduction: The equity distribution of health services is a major aim of all countries. Because, The present study was aimed to explore the manpower distribution of specialist physicians and nurses by population, and its relationship with the number of beds at public hospitals in Iran’s from 2000 to 2005. Methods: This is a descriptive- analytical, retrospective study. The data are analyzed using Excel Software by Lorenze Curve and Gini index estimation. To find out the relationship between manpower and the number of beds, a linear regression was used.

 Results: The highest and lowest proportions of specialist physicians number of nurses, active beds per 10000 people per from 2000 to 2005 are provided. The Gini coefficient from 2000 to2005 for specialist physicians (0. 0876, 0. 0874, 0. 0909, 0. 0329, 0. 0951, and 0. 0520) nurses (0. 0274, 0. 0226, 0. 0094, 0. 0002, and 0. 0007) and active beds (0. 024, 0. 0171, 0. 0208, 0. 0251, 0. 0212, and 0. 084. ) are provided too. We found a significant relationship between the rate of specialist physicians and nurses and the number of active beds (P-value=0. 001).

Conclusion: Equity distribution of specialist physicians, nurses, and active beds has been adhered in public hospitals. The findings of this study can provide useful insight for the country’s policymakers.

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Received: 2010/10/18

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