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Ghasemi K, Rezaei gazaki P. Why Medicine? Take a Look at the Motivating Factors of Choosing Medicine as a Field of Study in Students. DSME 2016; 3 (2) :38-46
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Introduction: The aim of this study was to determine the motivating factors of selecting fields of study among the students in Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences.

Methods: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study. The data was collected through a questionnaire including questions about demographic information, the discipline and motivation.  The questions also measured educational satisfaction. 146 students participated in the study. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics, chi-square test, and Mann-Whitney and Pearson correlation coefficient.

Results: The response rate to the questionnaire was 85%.83.. “Social status", "responsibility in business" and "personal interests’ had the most influence in selecting the field. Among the incentives, "Personal interest, especially in medicine," "social status" and "relationship with people” had the highest correlation with academic satisfaction (P Value =0.001).

Conclusion: According to results of this study Selection of Medicine as a field of study is correlated with its high social status and demand.

Citation: Ghasemi K, Rezaeigazki P. Why Medicine? Take a Look at the Motivating Factors for Factors of Choosing Medicine as Field of Study in Students. Journal of Development Strategies in Medical Education 2016; 2(3): 38-46.

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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: General
Received: 2016/09/22 | Accepted: 2016/10/17 | Published: 2017/04/10

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