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Mohammadi M, Mirzaei M, Tavakoli Hosseini A, Tabatabaee S H, Aghili H, Bidbozorg H et al . The Survey on the Effects of Educational and Occupational Status of Parents in the Academic Achievement of Dentistry Students at University of Medical Sciences of Yazd in Academic Year 2014-2015. Paramedical Sciences and Military Health 2016; 11 (1) :38-43
URL: http://jps.ajaums.ac.ir/article-1-72-en.html
1- Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences , Masoud.mohammadi1989@yahoo.com
2- ShahidSadoughi University of Medical Sciences
3- Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences
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Introduction: Students’ educational status is an important issue in academical training. Students’ educational status can be improved by determining the effective causes. The current study aimed to determine the effect of parents’ educational and occupational status of students’ educational success in the school of dentistry in Yazd university of medical sciences.
Materials and Methods: The Discriptive-Analytical study was implemented among 217 students from Shahid Sadoughi Faculty of Dentistry of Yazd in 2014 using the census method. All students with a GPA equal to or over 15 were considered as successful students and those with an average less than 14 as unsuccessful students in academic achievements. Data were collected using a questionnaire and then they were then analyzed using the SPSS 17 software and Chi-Square test.
Results: In the present study, there were significant differences between two groups of students (P<0.05) in terms of personal characteristics such as employment status, mother’s education, and academic achievement while there were no significant differences between two groups in education and occupation of father and mother’s job in their academic success.
Discussion and Conclusion: The results of this study indicate that it can be expected to have better success in students’ academic achievement in education by enhancing the parents’ career and education.

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Received: 2016/04/11 | Accepted: 2016/05/28 | Published: 2016/06/9

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