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J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac 2017, 14(11): 934-941 Back to browse issues page
EVALUATION THE CORRELATION BETWEEN GENERAL HEALTH STATUS AND HAPPINESS WITH FAMILY’ CHILD-NUMBER IN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
Fatemeh Kheirollahi1, Fatemeh Sharifshad1, Parisa Sarraf1, Narges Mohammadsalehi2, Abolfazl Mohammadbeigi 3
1- student Qom univercity of medical sciences
2- Health policy and Promotion research center Qom univercity of medical sciences
3- Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran(Corresponding Author) , beigi60@gmail.com
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Background & Aims: Psychological health has an important role in efficacy of the communities. The psychological health status of girls at their adolescence is an effective factor on their behavioral manifestations. Regarding the families willing for having a single-child, the current study conducted to assess the relationship between single-child being and multi-child being on general health and happiness score of high school girls in Qom.

Materials & Methods: A cross sectional study conducted on 341 girl students in 2016. The general health (GHQ-28) and happiness questionnaires were used for data collection. Analysis of Variance and Pearson correlation coefficient tests were used for data analyses.

Results: According to the general health score, 51% of the students were affected by psychological disorders, and 53.3% of them were affected by abnormal happiness. The mean score of happiness in high school girls was 39.6±16.4 and the mean of general health was 27.5±15.5. The mean score of happiness in single-child, two-child, and multi-child families were 40±15.9, 36.1±15.6, and 40.3±17.6, respectively, which were statistically significant. On the other hand, the mean of general health in single-child, two-child, and multi-child families were 26.5±14.3, 29.6±16.1 and 25.9±14.1, respectively that was not statistically significant (p<0.05). There was a significant correlation between happiness and general health scores (p<0.05).

Conclusion: According to our results, the general health and happiness in single child girls were lower than two-child and multi-child. In addition, among four subscale of general health, the prevalence of anxiety was higher than other subscales in single children. Regarding the results of the present study, much more attention should be paid to the psychological status of high school girls as the future mothers of our community.

Keywords: General Health, Happiness, Adolescents, Mental Status, Girls, Reproductively
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Kheirollahi F, Sharifshad F, Sarraf P, Mohammadsalehi N, Mohammadbeigi A. EVALUATION THE CORRELATION BETWEEN GENERAL HEALTH STATUS AND HAPPINESS WITH FAMILY’ CHILD-NUMBER IN HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS. J Urmia Nurs Midwifery Fac. 2017; 14 (11) :934-941
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Volume 14, Number 11 (February 2017) Back to browse issues page
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