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Zanko J Med Sci 2016, 17(52): 55-64 Back to browse issues page
Demographic Characteristics and Anxiety among Children 5 to 6 Years Old
Gita Alipour , Ali Sayadi , Ashraf Haqiqi
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Background and Objectives: The goal of the present research is to study the relationship between the demographic variables (educational level, employment of mothers and child gender) and the level of anxiety among children 5 to 6 years old.

Methods: This cross-sectional study in 1394, over 1,000 employment parents of preschool children in Qazvin that children aged 5-6 years old were selected by cluster sampling was performed. Spence Preschool Anxiety Scale for data collection was used. Data were analyzed with Pearson and Spearman correlation coefficient.

Results: The results showed that the employment of mothers had significant relationship and social phobia, but there was no significant relationship with other anxiety disorders (01/0> P, 05/0> P), there was a significant relationship between sex and a score of specific phobias, between mother's education level and score generalized anxiety, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive, specific phobias, separation anxiety and post-traumatic stress there is no significant relationship was observed.

Conclusion: In general, the results showed that the employment of mothers has a significant role in the level of anxiety among children.

Keywords: Demographic characteristics, child anxiety, preschoolers
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/17 | Accepted: 2016/07/3 | Published: 2016/07/3
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Alipour G, Sayadi A, Haqiqi A. Demographic Characteristics and Anxiety among Children 5 to 6 Years Old . Zanko J Med Sci. 2016; 17 (52) :55-64
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