Volume 20, Issue 67 (1-2020)                   Zanko J Med Sci 2020, 20(67): 13-21 | Back to browse issues page

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karimi Z, Vahabi A, sayyad S, latifi S, Kashefi H, Amani N et al . Survey of Social Trust Rate and its Related Factors among the Students of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, 2017. Zanko J Med Sci. 2020; 20 (67) :13-21
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Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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Background and Aim: Social trust is one of the most important aspects of humans’ relationship and it is the basis of partnership and cooperation among members of the community. The aim of this study was to determine the social trust rate and its related factors among the students of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, 2017
Material and Method: This was a cross-sectional study in which 851 students were selected through stratified random sampling. The research instrument was a questionnaire with 17 questions that has 5 dimensions, including clarity, honesty, sharing, co-operative tendencies, and assurance. The 5-point Likert questionnaire has been graded in full agreement with the score of 5, totally opposite to the score of 1. Collected data were analyzed using SPSS software version 20 and analyzed using Mann-Whitney U and Kruskal-Wallis Tests.
Results: The mean age of the selected students was 23.10 ± 4.55 with a minimum of 18 and a maximum of 52 years-old of which 398 (49.9%) were men and 400 (50.1%) were women. The mean and standard deviation of share score, cooperative inclinations, clarity, integrity, and assurance were 3.10±0.67, 3.26±0.62, 3.41±0.86, 3.33±0.71, and 3.11±0.90, respectively. The highest and lowest mean scores were obtained in terms of clarity and share of social trust, respectively.
Conclusion: The findings of this study indicate that the level of social trust is high. One of the most important issues in the field of social trust that must be given special attention is religion. It plays a key role in creating social trust. Cultural authorities in universities and society must pay particular attention to this issue.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/07/22 | Accepted: 2019/09/5 | ePublished: 2020/01/30

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