Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 7
Page No. 508 - 514

Evaluating the Effective Factors on Environmental Behaviors of Villagers (Case Study: Central Section of Maraqe Township)

Authors : Ali Reza Khajeh Shahkouhi, Gholam Hossein Abdoallah Zadeh and Mehdi Khodadad Bonab

Abstract: The present study is up to explain the effective factors on environmental behaviors of the villagers of the central section of Maraqe Township in Iran. The present study in the manner of kind is applicable and its methodology is survey. The population under study includes the inhabiting population in 51 villages containing inhabitants higher than 25 and in order to select the individuals the random sampling method has been used that based on the Cochrane formula, a number of 300 individuals from family guardians has been chosen as samples that this number of individuals has been dispersed by the method of proportionate allocation amongst 12 subject villages. The data acquired from this study has been processed and analyzed utilizing the SPSS Software and in the formation of simple linear regression statistical examination. The material for the present study is questionnaire that in order to rank the validity of the research material (questionnaire), the visual validity method has been used. Also in order to evaluate the sustainability of the present study, the Kronbach’s alpha examination has been utilized that its average for the present study’s variables has been concluded as 0.78. The results gathered from the regression examination indicates that amongst the 27 independent variables, 12 variables have a meaningful relation with the dependent variable (environmental behaviors) in the way that amongst the 12 independent variables, the participation in educational and advancement courses has the most effectiveness with the beta coefficient equal to 0.397 and agricultural water supplying has he least effectiveness with the beta coefficient equal to 0.101.

How to cite this article:

Ali Reza Khajeh Shahkouhi, Gholam Hossein Abdoallah Zadeh and Mehdi Khodadad Bonab, 2016. Evaluating the Effective Factors on Environmental Behaviors of Villagers (Case Study: Central Section of Maraqe Township). Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 11: 508-514.

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