Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2017)
Investigation the relationship of physical and psychological health with quality of human relations in the Rasht City taxi drivers in Guilan Province, Iran
Author(s): Dr. Abbas Sadeghi, Gholam Hosein Niayfar, Dorsa Aslaninejad
Abstract: The current research was intended to examine the relationship of physical and psychological health with quality of human relations of Rasht taxi drivers in Guilan province. Research method was correlation and statistical analysis method was multivariate regression analysis. Sample of this research was 180 taxi drivers in Rasht city which were selected through simple random sampling method. For data collection, research-made questionnaires with 20 questions about physical health and quality of human relations with 15 questions and also general health questionnaire with 12 questions were used that each of them had acceptable reliability (71% for physical health and 74% for quality of human relations) and appropriate validity (3 academic board member's corrective ideas were achieved in physical education, counseling and social sciences groups at University of Guilan). Finding showed that there is a significant relationship between physical health and subscales of general health with quality of human relations. Multivariate regression analysis results indicated that self-concept and subscales of general health can predict suicide thoughts. Having high appropriate physical health and psychological health can be effective in improving quality of human relations of Rasht taxi drivers.