Volume 9, Issue 4 (Jul & Agu 2019)                   J Research Health 2019, 9(4): 347-354 | Back to browse issues page


XML Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Sharifi Z, Nooripoor M. Analysis of the relationship between health-related quality of life and social capital of rural people: an evidence from Iran. J Research Health. 2019; 9 (4) :347-354
URL: http://jrh.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-1295-en.html
1- Department of Rural Development Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Yasouj University, Yasouj, Iran
2- Department of Rural Development Management, Faculty of Agriculture,Yasouj University, Yasouj, Iran , mnooripoor@yu.ac.ir
Abstract:   (748 Views)

Having a healthy lifestyle is a prerequisite for achieving sustainable development. Moreover, social capital is one of the important variables affecting the health of individuals in society. Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between social capital and health-related quality of life among rural people in Dena region located in southwest of Iran. 300 households were selected using multistage cluster sampling method. For data collection, SF-36 standard questionnaire was used to measure health-related quality of life. A research made questionnaire was also applied in order to examine social capital which its validity and reliability were confirmed. The correlation coefficients between both physical health and mental health and 5 dimensions of social capital was positive. Furthermore, the correlation between mental health and social trust and social networks was significant; moreover, the correlation coefficient between mental health and social cohesion was significant. However, the correlation between mental health and social norm and social participation was not significant. Considering a relationship between mental health and social trust as well as social networks and social cohesion, enhancement of the above dimensions should be taken into account in order to improve mental health.

Full-Text [PDF 339 kb]   (198 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health Promotion
Received: 2016/10/21 | Accepted: 2017/10/25 | Published: 2019/06/26

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:
CAPTCHA

© 2020 All Rights Reserved | Journal of Research and Health

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb