Volume 4, Issue 2 (June 2019)                   J Environ Health Sustain Dev 2019, 4(2): 776-790 | Back to browse issues page

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Pakdaman M, Ghaneian M T, Ehrampoush M H, Jafari Nodoshan V, Gholami Zarchi E, Lotfi M H. Explanation and Analysis of the Interaction between Environmental Health Officers and Directors of Food Preparation, Supply and Distribution Centers Based on Game Theory Model in Yazd. J Environ Health Sustain Dev. 2019; 4 (2) :776-790
URL: http://jehsd.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-179-en.html
Environmental Science and Technology Research Center, Department of Environmental Health Engineering, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
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Introduction: Health monitoring and control of food preparation, supply and distribution centers are the responsibility of environmental health officers. Therefore, the present study was conducted to explain the interaction between environmental health officers and providers of food preparation based on the game theory model.
Materials and Methods: This research is a descriptive-analytical study in which after the determination of effective factors on the interaction between officers and directors, the so-called 22 games were designed and for each game four behavioral strategies determined and strategies identified as a two-choice I agree, I disagree questionnaire provided to environmental health officers and directors of food preparation, centers to select their desired strategy.. In the quantitative phase, SPSS 22 was used to analyze the data collected by questionnaires in order to determine the percentage of response frequency to each question. Gambit software was used to analyze for determination Nash equilibrium of any Games.
Results: In the present study, the factors affecting the interaction between environmental health officers and directors were categorized to 24 subcategories assigned to six categories, and in the quantitative phase, finally, 22 dominant behavior strategies were identified and the final benefit percentage of each actor was determined.
Conclusion: Investigating selected strategies by directors suggests that there is a good fit between the rules and health behaviors among the directors. The emphasis on health inspection based on education and counseling and lack of acceptance of the activities of health self-reported companies by the directors and officers are the most important outcomes of this study.
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Type of Study: Original articles | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/01/20 | Accepted: 2019/04/20 | Published: 2019/06/12

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