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1- Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran.
2- Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran. , john_yari@yahoo.com
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Background: Individual and professional features have a positive impact on success, performance improvement, and other behavioral variables in all organizations. Social health is an important components for the employees of every organization. This research was carried out to investigate the effect of individual and professional factors on the social health of faculty members of Islamic Azad universities in East Azarbaijan province, Iran.
Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive-correlational study. The participants of the study were 320 faculty members of Islamic Azad Universities in East Azarbaijan. The data collection tools were standard questionnaires for occupational, personal, and social health factors. Multiple correlation coefficient was used to analyze the data using structural equation modelling in Amos software.
Results: Results revealed that there is a significant positive relationship between professional features and individual factors with social health (i.e., 0.43 at the significance level of 0.002). Furthermore, the correlation coefficients between professional characteristics and individual factors (i.e., feedback, freedom of action, importance at work, identity at work, and difference in skill) and social health changes were significant (with correlation coefficients of 0.730, 0.464, 0.764, 0.423, and 0.568, respectively).
Conclusion: Based on the results, it can be concluded that there is a linear correlation among professional features, individual factors, and social health. A better relationship among the individual characteristics can lead to higher social health for faculty members.
Keywords: Individual [MeSH], Job [MeSH], Health [MeSH],
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Type of Study: original article | Subject: Occupational Health
Received: 2018/11/26 | Accepted: 2019/04/24 | ePublished: 2019/07/9

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