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Tendency to Rhinoplasty in University Students Based on the Level of Self-Esteem and Body Image Concern

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(2018) Tendency to Rhinoplasty in University Students Based on the Level of Self-Esteem and Body Image Concern. World Family Medicine. pp. 96-100. ISSN 1839-0188

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Abstract

Objective: The increasing tendency of the Iranian people, especially the youth to cosmetic surgery has become one of the major psychosocial challenges. The aim of this study was to determine tendency to rhinoplasty in terms of self-esteem and body image concern among university students of Ilam city. Methods: Two hundred and eighty-six students from Ilam city universities were entered into cross-sectional study using two-stage random sampling method. Data were collected using a 34-item questionnaire that includes demographic information, Rosenberg self-esteem scale (RSES) and Body Image Concern Inventory (BICI) by self-reported data gathering method. Data were analyzed using SPSS statistical software and for analyzing data, the descriptive statistics, chi-square test, t-tests and One Way ANOVA were used. Results: The participants Mean +/- SD of age was 21.15 +/- 2.28. Most of them were female (58.74 ), single (90.9 ) and studying in non-medical fields(57.34 ). The results of the study showed the significant differences between students tendency to rhinoplasty by gender (P=0.001), Field of Study (P=0.046) and economic conditions (P=0.027). In addition, there were significant differences between mean scores of self-esteem and body image concern in our study population in terms of rhinoplasty status, (P=0.05). Conclusion: The results of this study show that the intention of having rhinoplasty surgery among university students is affected by level of their Self-esteem and also their concerns about their body image. In addition, the social determinants of health such as gender and economic conditions play a significant role in the tendency of university students to undergo rhinoplasty.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Moghadam, L. Z.UNSPECIFIED
Zavareh, MsazUNSPECIFIED
Jalilian, M.UNSPECIFIED
Mansourian, M.UNSPECIFIED
Bazyar, M.UNSPECIFIED
Mokhtari, N.UNSPECIFIED
Mirzaei, A.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: University Students Rhinoplasty Self-esteem Body Image Concern cosmetic surgery General & Internal Medicine
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Page Range: pp. 96-100
Journal or Publication Title: World Family Medicine
Journal Index: ISI
Volume: 16
Number: 1
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.5742/mewfm.2018.93205
ISSN: 1839-0188
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/183

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