Volume 16, Issue 2 (Summer 2012)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2012, 16(2): 87-90 | Back to browse issues page

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Payrovi N, Derakhshan F, Karimi T, Asefzadeh S. Factors influencing the selection of study field in students of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences. J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2012; 16 (2) :87-90
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-1280-en.html
1- Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran , Email: npayrovi@yahoo.com
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  One of the important choices of the young people after high school period is to make decision about their future field of study . The aim of this study was to assess the factors affecting the selection of educational field among the students of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences. In this a cross-sectional study, 400 students ( 24.4% male and 75.6% female) were interviewed in 2009-2010 . Data were analyzed using SPSS software and Fisher exact test . Of total students, 71.6% mentioned the reason to choose their field of study was the need of the society, 70.8% interested in the future income of the field, and 34.2% for personal interests. Students should be properly oriented toward their fields of study during pre-university period.






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