Volume 15, Number 3 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Autumn 2008)                   Sci J Hamadan Univ Med Sci 2008, 15(3): 67-72 | Back to browse issues page


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Khushabi K, Nikkhah H, Moradi S. An Investigation of the Life Skills Knowledge among Female Students of Tehran City Universities. Sci J Hamadan Univ Med Sci . 2008; 15 (3) :67-72
URL: http://sjh.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-360-en.html

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Introduction & Objective: The present research designed to examine the life skills knowledge of female college students in Tehran city. Materials & Methods: The work was a descriptive study. The statistical population consist all female college students in Tehran, and the sampling was cluster mode. The primary data recruited by a researcher made inventory to the knowledge of the individuals about the life skills. The collected data analyzed with descriptive and inferential statistics.

Results: Results suggested that 9.3% of the subject group had a modest awareness of life skills 47.5% had an average awareness and 43.2% were at high level in such skills. Also the results showed that there was a significant difference between educational course of the students and level of life skill knowledge (p<0.05), but not in demographical and knowledge of life skills.

Conclusion: The results points to importance of life skills education in college contexts. With regarding that nearly 9% of the students had little knowledge and as results indicated that there is a negative correlation between low awareness of life skills and mental health and also direct correlation between low awareness of life skills and expressing high risk behaviors, it is recommended to make and prepare effective programs in this field.

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