Determining the Relation between General Health and Educational Progress among Paramedical Faculty�?¢�?�?��?�?�s Students of Tehran Medical University | Abstract

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)


Determining the Relation between General Health and Educational Progress among Paramedical Faculty�?¢�?�?��?�?�s Students of Tehran Medical University

Author(s):Hossein Dargahi, Zohreh Jalilian, SeyedeFateme Hosseini, Soheil Mokhtari and Nasim Hatefi_Moadab

Considering the fact that students studying various fields of Study will have the responsibility to create, maintain and improve society’s level of health, they should be cared for with precision so they can perform and play their role as an educated and expert work force. this is due to the fact that getting accepted in university is a very sensitive period in lives of efficient workforce and active youth in each country, therefore, present study determines the relation between general health and educational progress among paramedical faculty’s Students of Tehran Medical University. Method: present research has a descriptive-analytic nature and was executed in a time period during winter of 2016. the target society included all students of paramedical faculty and required data was gathered by an adults’ health function literacy questionnaire and general health was also gathered by means of general health questionnaire. in order to present descriptive results of percentage and median and to study and analyses quantitative data, parametric statistical tests was used for normal data and in case there were not normal, unparametric tests were applied. Findings: Results of present study showed that there is a positive significant relation between general health and educational progress (r=01 / 0 p <�?�?�?�?28 / 0). Still, no significant relation was observed between general health and health literacy (r= 0.038, p=0.569). Conclusion: In studying general health aspects with health literacy and educational health motivation, all aspects of general health (physical aspect, anxiety aspect, social function aspect, depression aspect) showed a direct and significant relation with educational progress but presented no significant relation with health literacy. Still, we could observe a positive effect on educational progress and health literacy by trying to improve any of general health factors. In other words, we could use organizational capitals to improve each aspect of general health to increase educational progress motivation.

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