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Iran J War Public Health 2021, 13(3): 189-193 Back to browse issues page
Social Support and Social Health
T. Hassanpour1, S. Mehrabi2, A. Poursamad1, K. ZandiGhashghaie3, M. Sharifi *4
1- Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
2- Department of General Surgery, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
3- Clinical Research Development Unit, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
4- Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran , shamoslem20@gmail.com
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Aims: Social health is the part of a person's health that emerges in the community. We consider a person to have social health who can express his/her social activities and roles normally and feel connected to society and social norms. This study was aimed to determine a relationship between social support and social health among the people of Yasouj, Iran.
Instrument & Methods: This descriptive study was a cross-sectional survey conducted on people of Yasuj in 2016. Four hundred people were selected using the cluster sampling method. A standardized questionnaire for the social support variables was used. The information was coded and entered into SPSS 22 software. Kendall's tau-c test was used to analyze the relationships between variables.
Findings: There were significant relationships between social health and social, family, friends, and others' support (p<0.05).
Conclusion: Social support (family, friends, and others) can help increase the social health of individuals, and it can reduce social harm.
Keywords: Health [MeSH], Yasuj [MeSH], Society [MeSH], Social Support [MeSH],
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Article Type: Case/Series Report | Subject: Health Service Standards of Veterans or Handicapped
Received: 2021/07/26 | Accepted: 2021/10/6 | Published: 2021/09/21
* Corresponding Author Address: Social Departments, Health Research Center, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
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Hassanpour T, Mehrabi S, Poursamad A, ZandiGhashghaie K, Sharifi M. Social Support and Social Health. Iran J War Public Health. 2021; 13 (3) :189-193
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