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Alamdar H, Bakhtar M, Sheikh Fathollahi M, Rezaeian M. A Survey on the Study Habits in Students of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences in 2015 . JRUMS. 2017; 16 (2) :155-168
URL: http://journal.rums.ac.ir/article-1-3400-en.html

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Background and Objective: Study is a process in which information comes into mind. Learning study skills by the students can lead to their greater academic success. This study aimed to evaluate the study methods of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences students in 2015.

Material and Methodology: In this cross-sectional study, 508 students were selected by stratified random sampling and completed the Palsane & Shrama Study Habit Inventory (PSSHI). The data were entered into SPSS software and were analyzed using Chi-square test and Fisher's exact test. The significance level in the statistical tests was considered at 0.05.

Results: The results showed that the minimum and maximum scores of the study habits in order are 23 & 78. The study habits of the sample under investigation were categorized as 4.7% (n=24) undesirable, 81.9% (n=416) relatively favorable, and 13.4% (n=68) desirable. There was a significant and negative correlation (P=0.040) between the average hours of sleep in a day and the ability of reading; whilst there was a significant positive correlation (P=0.004) between the age of samples and their learning motivation.

Conclusion: Study results showed that study habits in students of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences is moderate. In this regard, attention to the improvement and promotion of the students study habits is essential.

Key words: Study, Study Habits, Study Skills, Student

Funding: This study was funded by Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences

Conflict of interest: None declared

How to cite this article: Alamdar H, Bakhtar M, Sheikh Fathollahi M, Rezaeian M. A Survey on the Study Habits in Students of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences in 2015. J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2017; 16(2): 155-68. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Statistics& Epidemiology
Received: 2016/07/24 | Accepted: 2017/05/21 | Published: 2017/05/21

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