Volume 17, Issue 52 (7-2016)                   Zanko J Med Sci 2016, 17(52): 45-54 | Back to browse issues page

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Background and Aim: Development Goals and reducing regional disparities in developing countries depends on regional planning that is necessary to identify development areas relative to each other. The aim of this study was to assess the benefit of the city of Fars province in terms of health, education, cultural and municipal services is based on 2010 statistics.

Material and Methods: The evaluation according to the dominant approach of this research is descriptive and quantitative analysis and the cities ranking and analyzed with scalogram method that ultimately classified to three levels include: less Developed, Developed and more Developed and the position of each cities was found in terms of development. The study population included 25 Fars cities that are rankings based on 20 indicators. Data analysis was performed based on the Scalogram method.

Result: The results showed that and Mamasani and  Bavanat cities were in the first level and Zarin dasht and shiraz were in last level in terms of training index. Bavanat, Lamerd and mohr were in first level and Farashband, Firozabad, Kazeron and Zarindasht were in last level in terms of Health Index. In terms of cultural index, Lamerd were in first and Marvdasht, Fasa and Mamasani in last level.

conlusion: The result showed that there is a gap between Fars province cities in terms of benefited indicator monitored and Shiraz city, despite the political and economic center due to the high population, were in less developed level based on scalogram method 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/23 | Accepted: 2016/07/2 | ePublished: 2016/07/3

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