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Study the criteria of choosing spouse from the perspective of the students in Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
F Darban , F Azimi Roudkenar , F Ghaffari * , S Azimi Roudkenar
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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Choice of spouse is one of the concerns of the society, especially for people who want to choose their spouse. Therefore, it is necessary for young people to become familiar with original and reasonable criteria of spouse choice, in order to form the healthy families and lessen intra-family conflicts. So, the aim of this study was to determine the criteria of spouse choice from the perspective of the students in Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
METHODS: In this descriptive cross-sectional study,400 students of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, who were selected using stratified and cluster sampling methods. Data were collected using researcher-made questionnaire containing 42 questions on the criteria of spouse choice and measuring five dimensions including family, physical, psychological, socio – economic and cultural – religious characteristics. The reliability of questionnaire was approved by professors of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences and Faculty of Education in Ferdowsi University, and its validity was approved using test – retest and internal consistency methods.
FINDINGS: The results indicated that the most important criteria of spouse choice were: having no physical impairment (76.6%), honesty (70%), loyalty (64.8%), intellectual understanding (61.3%), facial elegance (61.3%) and bounding to wear according to the custom of the society (54.2%). Physical characteristic than others had great importance.
CONCLUSION: Since the spouse choice based on correct criteria is the most important factor affecting successful marriage; therefore, it is suggested that the authorities and managers should plan a program for familiarity of students with original cultural, religious, and social criteria to maintain and develop the health of students.
Keywords: criteria, spouse choice, student.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/09/13 | Accepted: 2017/09/13 | Published: 2017/09/13
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Darban F, Azimi Roudkenar F, Ghaffari F, Azimi Roudkenar S. Study the criteria of choosing spouse from the perspective of the students in Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. 3. 2017; 2 (1) :44-52
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