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Self-confidence among male high school students in Kashan, 1996-97
Ali Baghbanian *, Khadije Sharifi, Sayed Gholam Abbas Mossavi
, baghbaniyan_a@kaums.ac.ir
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History and Objectives: Due to the importance of self-confidence on the carrier, social, family and psychological well being of adolescents, due to the lack of information on the self-confidence among adolescents, the present study was undertaken in order to determine the rate of self-confidence among male high school students in 1996-1997 school year.

Materials and Methods: A descriptive study on 400 cases was performed. Self-confidence was assessed on the basis of Eyseneck method and divided into 3 high (Score higher than 21), fair (Score between 14-21) and low self esteem (Lower than 14). In addition, personal records including birth ranks in the family, family size and age were recorded. The prevalence of low self-esteem in the samples with 95% confidence of interval was obtained.

Results: Low self-confidence was observed among 21.5% whereas 71.3% individuals had fair self-confidence and 7.3% had high self-confidence. High self-confidence was observed with family size of 5 or higher and among older children in a given family.

Conclusion: Since low self-confidence is prevalent among adolescents in Kashan, further analytical research is required to find the underlying causes of low self-confidence.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2008/11/19 | Published: 1999/04/15
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Baghbanian A, Sharifi K, Mossavi S G A. Self-confidence among male high school students in Kashan, 1996-97 . Feyz. 1999; 3 (1) :52-56
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