Volume 11, Issue 4 (3-2014)                   sjsph 2014, 11(4): 113-127 | Back to browse issues page

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Mohammadian H, Moosavi G, Eftekhar ardebili H. Gender variations in health-related quality of life among elementary school children. sjsph. 2014; 11 (4) :113-127
URL: http://sjsph.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5076-en.html
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Background and Aim: This study aimed gender variations about adolescents' health-related quality of life. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed on four hundred students selected by a Stratified random sampling. Two-way analysis of variance was used for the analysis of total health-related quality of life scores among boys and girls in terms of demographic factors. Data analysis was conducted with software SPSS 18 and LISREL8.8 programs. Results: There were important differences in health-related quality of life total score between boys and girls in relevance rank of birth, level of education and BMI. Although, these differences weren't statistically significant (p>0.05), Girls’ reports were higher compared to boys except for the emotional functioning subscale. Conclusions: Teachers and parents should make great efforts for meet the requirements and difficulties of emotional and behavioral in adolescent girls. It is Necessary to execute coping mechanisms by the training consultants to minimize stress and anxiety for the mother to be.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Public Health
Received: 2014/03/18 | Accepted: 2014/03/18 | Published: 2014/03/18

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