Religious Practice and Health-Related Quality of Life in Iranian Adolescent Girls
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This study aimed to determine the relationship between religious practice and health-related quality of life in adolescent girls in Tabriz, Iran, 2014–2015. This cross-sectional study was conducted on 520 female students who were selected using the random sampling method. Religious practice and health-related quality of life questionnaires were used for data collection. Multivariate linear regression analysis showed a significant relationship between health-related quality of life and received religious support, religiosity, father’s and mother’s education, father’s occupation, family economic status, and the number of children. It is necessary to find ways to further promote religious practices in adolescents and ultimately their quality of life.
KeywordsHealth-related quality of life Religious practice Adolescents
This paper was based on a thesis that was approved by the Ethics Committee of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. The authors would like to thank all participants in this study.
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