|A Survey on Socio-demographic Factors Related to Migrant’s Quality of Life (18-29 Years Old): A Case Study of Hesarak, Karaj, Iran in 2012|
|Eslam Aghapour1, Shokoh Ahmadi2, Fatemeh Fallah Rostami3, Ali Moradi4, Maryam Momtazmanesh5, Yousef Fakour6|
|1 Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Deputy for Research and Technology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Deputy for Research and Technology, Tehran, Iran
3 Undersecretary for Research and Technology, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Pediatric Neurorehabilitation Research Center, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran
5 Welfare Office of Social Security Organization of Iran, Tehran, Iran
6 Ministry of Health and Medical Education-Deputy for Research And Technology, Tehran, Iran
CJMB 2014; 1: 097-102
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Keywords : Quality of Life, Self Esteem, Socio Demographic Factors
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Objective: Given that Iran’s population is Migrant’s young, it is worthwhile (decent) to study the quality of life (QOL) of this stratum of society. The main objective of this study is to examine socio-demographic factors associated with QOL in a group of Adolescents (18-29 years old) of emigrants.
Materials and Methods: Data were collected from the structured questionnaire designed for 400 migrants, who were selected using systematic random sampling. Statistical methods of Cronbach’s alpha for assessment (tools) reliability, Pearson correlation coefficient for testing hypotheses, analysis of variance to test statistical comparison and regression were used in this study.
Results: According to research findings there is a significant relationship between the variables including: age (r = −0.241), housing status (t = 22.90), social class identity (f = 14.95), religious orientation (r = 0.41), social capital (r = 0.12), self-esteem (r = 0.34), and the QOL of migrants.
Conclusion: Based on research findings, it can be concluded that the variable of QOL is affected by other variables including: Religious orientation, self-esteem, age, education, and housing status. And any changes in each of these variables will change the QOL of Migrant’s young.
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