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Volume 14, Issue 1 (January-February 2015)                   Payesh 2015, 14(1): 85-92 | Back to browse issues page

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Hosein Banifatemeh, Jafar Shahamfar, Mohammad bagher Alizade aghdam, Bahman Abdi. Health status, education and gender: effects on people’s awareness, life style and health related quality of life. Payesh. 2015; 14 (1) :85-92
1- Department of Social Science, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran
2- Department Of Social Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
Abstract:   (2488 Views)
Objective (s): This study aimed to measure health status and explain the role of  gender and education on health related quality of life, health awareness and life style in Tabriz, Iran.  
Methods: A sample of 650 individuals aged between 15-65 years old were selected randomly from 9 municipality area of Tabriz. A questionnaire with three sections was used for data collection.
Results: The results showed that, compared to women, men scored higher on quality of life but women’s scored higher  on healthy life style. Peoples with higher education had better health compared to those with lower education.
Conclusion: The findings confirm that gender and education has effect on people’s health status.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical
Accepted: 2014/12/25 | ePublished ahead of print: 2014/12/6 | Published: 2015/01/15

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