Investigation of indoor air quality index in the central building of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of medical sciences

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Somayyeh Tajdinan 1 , Masoud Rafiee 1 , Hamed Tabesh 2

1 Department of Occupational Health Engineering, School of Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran

2 Department Of Statistics School Of Health, School of Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran

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How to Cite: Tajdinan S, Rafiee M, Tabesh H. Investigation of indoor air quality index in the central building of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of medical sciences, Jundishapur J Health Sci. Online ahead of Print ; 3(2):-.

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Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences: 3 (2)
Published Online: December 21, 2011
Article Type: Research Article

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Abstract

Indoor air quality is a general concept that specifies to air quality of buildings and is related to health and relaxation in there. This index contains removal of all contaminants for example microbial, gas types, particles, etc., and suggests remedial approaches toward refreshing the building air and air circulation in these constructions. In this article we study Indoor Air Quality index (IAQ) in the central building of Ahvaz Jundishapur University.

In this descriptive study 74 of personnel of central building were selected as the target group. This study was done in the shape of interview and questionnaire. The questionnaire consisted of duration of cigarette abuse, respiration signs, etc.

In this qualitative research dissatisfaction of indoor air quality, physiological signs such as eye irritation, chest pressure, etc., absence because of these signs, and going to the doctor's office were asked which in general 73% of personnel were dissatisfied and 27% were not.

Indoor air quality in the central building has its special problems for instance; unsuitable ventilation, etc. that induces a set of physiological signs in personnel, which has caused the presence of some people to become hard in this building.

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indoor air quality physiological signs personnel of the central building in Ahvaz Jundishapur university of Medical Sciences

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