1 انشکده بهداشت، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی گلستان، گرگان، ایران
2 کمیته تحقیقات دانشجویی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی گلستان، گرگان، ایران
3 دانشکده بهداشت، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی گلستان، گرگان، ایران
4 ، گروه بهداشت عمومی، دانشکده بهداشت، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی گلستان، گرگان، ایران
5 گروه بهداشت عمومی، دانشکده بهداشت، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی شهید بهشتی ، تهران، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Self-Esteem is a durable and stable evaluation of one's self and has been the subject of many researches of the recent decades. The aim of the current study was the self-esteem assessment among college students of health and paramedic schools of Golestan University of Medical Sciences in 2013-14 academic years.
Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 360 college students who were recruited through census completed the Copper Smith Self-Esteem questionnaire along with selected demographic variables. Gathered data were entered in SPSS 17 and were analyzed using non parametric, spearman rank correlation, and binary logistic regression tests. Alpha level was considered significant at 0.05.
Results: Eighty-three point one percent were females and 81.4% were unmarried. Based on the study majors, 25.6% were studying in public health and 87.8% mentioned that they had chosen their majors in order to continue their educations. The mean score and SD of self-esteem was 35.91Â±7.12 ranging from 9-49. In General, 332 people (92.2%) had high levels of self-esteem. Binary logistic regression revealed that living with family and enjoying studying in the university were the best predictors of high self-esteem (P