Volume 30, Issue 183 (4-2020)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2020, 30(183): 22-31 | Back to browse issues page

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Background and purpose: Educational levels shape the socioeconomic status of the family and the behavioral development of children. This study investigated the relationship between parental education and violence in adolescent students in Isfahan province.
Materials and methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in 2800 high school students in Isfahan province using cluster sampling. Data were collected using a researcher-made questionnaire that included demographic information, parental educational level, and students' violent behaviors (verbal, physical and psychological violence, Yes/No questions). Data analysis was done in SPSS v.24 applying Chi-square test and logistic regression test.
Results: After adjusting for variables, the results revealed no significant correlation between frequency distribution of violent behaviors and parental education (P> 0.05) and the frequency distribution of these behaviors in the boys was found to be 1.4 times more that of the girls (P< 0.001).
Conclusion: According to this study, there was no significant relationship between parents' educational level and the frequency of violent acts in their children.
 
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Type of Study: Research(Original) | Subject: Social Medicine

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