J Edu Health Promot [serial online] 2017 [cited 2018 Jan 12];. 2017/6/1/67/212619Todays, no one can deny the importance of information and its role in the development of societies.One of the important and noteworthy aspects of society that can also be considered to be one of the criteria for social development is the development of health literacy.It is worth mentioning that it was possible to extract more than one message from an article.
The sample size was determined using nonprobability sampling to be 426 articles with pediatric-related topics of five Iranian newspapers.
Results: The results showed that the most popular topics included “psychological disorders” (19.6%) and “nutrition” (19.27%).
Due to their ease of access and transportation, cheap price and possibility of use at any time and place, longer history, and function as historical documents, these printed newspapers have retained their place among general populace.
One of the topics that from time to time appears on the pages of newspapers and is popular among people, especially with mothers, is pediatric information.
However, there are no content analysis studies on pediatric health information in Iran.