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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2018, 11(3): 143-148 Back to browse issues page
Study of academic failure and its associated factors on Students of different levels in Mazandaran university of medical science
Behzad Parsi1, Farzad Motevali Haghi 2, Majid Malekzadeh Shafarudi1, Masoumeh Eslamifar1, Khadijeh Barimani1
1- Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences
2- Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences , haghi77@yahoo.com
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Background and Aims
  Academic failure is one of the major problems is that not only increases costs but also cause psychological problems for students.


This study was a cross-sectional studythat was conducted on 497 students at Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences. Demographic and educational information incoming students five consecutive semesters since 2011 to 2013 through its subsidiary Schools at different levels and questionnaires were collected. Data were analyzed by SPSS (version 18) .


The most educational failure was obtained on undergraduate students and lowest was in graduate and professional doctorate. There was observed a
significant relation between age and gender of academic failure that the average decline in group of boys over girls. (P <0.05) There was a significant relation between obtaining a diploma to enter university, marital status and education on academic performance, while the correlation between the educational contents of parents, facilities, training, number of children, history of certain diseases, employment and economic conditions of students was not significant found.


This study focuses on the number of students admitted with the needs of society. Identify factors influencing student academic failure and counseling students were the necessary steps to improve their academicachievement.

Keywords: Academic failure, Student, university of medical science
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Health
Received: 2017/11/18 | Accepted: 2018/05/19 | Published: 2018/08/3
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Parsi B, Motevali Haghi F, Malekzadeh Shafarudi M, Eslamifar M, Barimani K. Study of academic failure and its associated factors on Students of different levels in Mazandaran university of medical science. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2018; 11 (3) :143-148
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