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Davari A, Danesh Kazemi A, Aghili H, Mozafari F. The Evaluation of Relationship between Self-efficacy in Research and Research Performance of Dental Student, of Yazd Dental College in 2014. jmed. 2015; 10 (2) :129-137
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-511-en.html
School of dentistry, Shahid Sadoughi University of medical sciences, Yazd , asalmozafari@hotmail.com
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  Introduction: Achieve to maximum progress and improvement, just depends on addressing targeted research investment and investment of researchers and students. So, the present study was accomplished by the aim of evaluation of the relationship between self-efficacy in research and research performance of dental student of Yazd Dental College in 2014.

  Methods: In this cross-sectional study, all interns and assistants in Yazd Dental School were participated. The required data were collected by using the Self-efficacy in Research and Research Performance questionnaire plus demographic variables (age, sex and duration of using denture). The data were analyzed by SPSS ver.16 using ANOVA, T-test and Pearson's correlation coefficient.

  Results: In the present study, 80 students with the mean age 27.30±4.67 years were participated. Twenty-two students (27.5%) were males and 58 (72.5%) were females. The overall mean of self-efficacy in research was 159.79 ± 27.69. And the mean of research performance was 11.02 ± 16.37. The results showed that there was a significant and positive relationship between the overall scale of self-efficacy and research (p-value=0.004,r= .03). Based on the age, there was no significant difference in the mean score of self-efficacy in research in all aspects but in the areas of skills and expertise

  (p>0.05). There was a significant difference in the mean score of research performance in terms of the age(p-value=0.023). There was no statistical significant between the overall mean score and the score of seven parts of self-efficacy in research and research performance in the terms of sex (P>0.05).

  Conclusions: Regarding the association of self-efficacy in research with research performance of dental students, it can be stated that awareness of the level of self efficacy in research can lead to better planning for improving the research performance.


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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Medical Education
Received: 2015/02/23 | Accepted: 2015/05/27 | Published: 2015/09/6

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