Volume 8, Issue 2 (2-2012)                   J Res Dev Nurs Midw 2012, 8(2): 30-34 | Back to browse issues page

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molaie E, asayesh H, taghva kish B, ghorbani M. Gender Difference and Emotional Intelligence in Golestan University ‌of Medical Sciences’ Students. J Res Dev Nurs Midw. 2012; 8 (2) :30-34
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  Background and Objective : The relation between gender and emotional intelligence has been considered in different studies and it seems that females have higher emotional intelligence. ­We aimed to determine gender difference in emotional intelligence among students of Golestan University of medical sciences.

  Materials and Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was conducted, 2008, on 180­ students selected randomly.­ For data collection, we used a valid and reliable­(r= 0.75 to 0.85)­emotional intelligence questionnaire named Cyberia shrink. Descriptive statistics and independent t-test
(p ≤ 0.05) were used to analyze the data, using SPSS-­16 software.

  Results: As the results show, There is significant difference­(P=0.03)­between Females’ emotional intelligence (104.2) and males’ (100.1). Female students have higher scores in their self control, self awareness and social awareness (P<0.05). There is no the self motivation and social skills between males and females are not significantly different.

Conclusion: ­ There is no difference in all components of emotional intelligence between two genders, but we can say self control and social awareness can be influenced by gender .
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