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Salimi T, Shahbazi L, Seyed Hassani S, Ahmadieh M, Karimi H, Dehghanpour M. A SURVEY ON STUDENT'S OPINION ABOUT EFFECTIVE FACTORS FOR ACADEMIC DROPOUT IN SHAHID SADOUGHI UNIVERSITY. jmed 2007; 2 (1) :15-23
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-37-en.html
Shahid sadoughi University Of Medical Sciences & Health Services , Taheresalimi2000@yahoo.com
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Introduction: University's students are faced with a lot of problems such as dropout. There are many factors to happen and by destroyed. Aim of this study was to determine the student's opinions about most effective factors for academic dropout in Shahid Sadoughi University.

Methods: This is a descriptive – analytic study. In total 40 students who had dropped out and 60 students who had not dropout, in their academic curriculum, were enrolled in the study. A questionnaire contains questions related to the demographic & effective features, which completed by each student.

Results: There was a significant difference between two groups for age, marriage status, condition level at the entry time (p=0.000) from statically point of view in the age , The marriage status , quota ( p=0.000 ) , who the students live with ( p=0.004 ) ,and crisis in family ( p=0.04 ) .

The students that dropout were often older, married, with specific quota, live with roommates, and with crisis in family.

These students were often boys and dropped out in special courses. The opinions of dropped out students about the importance effective factors for academic dropout were faraway from family, lack of program, be employed, inappropriate questions of examinations, shortage of time examinations, diseases, and less motivation.

Conclusion: According to the results of this study and other related studies, it is recommended that the heads of educational units increase their attention to importance effective factors for academic dropout, including married students with specific quota and the roommates situation.



Keywords: dropout, opinion, student
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Received: 2012/02/20 | Published: 2007/07/15

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