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Keyvanara M, Hosseini M, Naderi B. Investigation of the Relationship between Academic Performance of Students at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences with Demographic, Academic and Statistics Education Factors. DSME. 2018; 5 (2) :13-21
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IntroductionSince students' academic performance holds significant information which provides feedback to teachers, educational planners, and students, identification of effective variables on academic performance is considered a significant priority. Therefore, this study was designed to investigate the relationship between academic performance of students in medical university of Isfahan with demographic, scholastic and statistics knowledge factors.
Methods: This is a cross-sectional study with all the students from Isfahan University of Medical Sciences participating, during 2011- 2014. To answer the research questions, necessary information about the participants was taken from computing services office, and then analyzed using SPSS program version 24, through tables, central and dispersion indices, independent t-test, ANOVA, and ANCOVA.
Results: Research findings shows that there exist a statistically significant relation between academic performance of students with the variables including sex, age, marital status and statistics knowledge. However, place of accommodation and educational grade were not correlated with academic performance.
Conclusion: Considering the significant role of statistics for medical fields and its relevance with academic performance, it is a essential to improve statistics teaching methods. Better academic performance is expected from the students this way.
Citation: Keyvanara  M, Hosseini  SM, Naderi B. Investigation of the Relationship between Academic Performance of Students at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences with  Demographic Academic and Statistics Education. Journal of Development Strategies in Medical Education 2018; 5(2): 13-21.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/11/22 | Accepted: 2018/02/27 | Published: 2018/11/3

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