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Examining the Effect of the Social Confidence

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Sociology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, IRAN
  • 2 Department of Sociology, Shoushtar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shoushtar, IRAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 2, Issue (9), Pages 25-28, September,2 (2013)


Examining the effect of media on the social confidence of Khorram Abadcity youth in 2013 is the main goal of this research. This research has been performed via searching method and using the questionnaire randomly. The statistical society is consisting of all 15-29 years old youths the urban areas in Lorestan province and sample volume of 398 persons has been calculated via the systematic cluster sampling method and using Kukran formula. The description and presumption statistical indexes: percentage, average, standard deviation, Pierson unity and multi variable regression analyze were used to analyze the data of this research. Founds results of research indicate that only internet had a reverse effect on confidence between individuals among medias. This found didnít confirm results of the former studies. The obtained information confirmed study assumption based on choosing media kind contacts with confidence. There was a meaningful and direct relation between reading newspaper and public confidence. Also information indicated that there was a direct and meaningful relation between enjoyment from the internal T.V and the institutional confidence, while there was a reverse relation between newspapers, satellite T.V and internet. It seems that ownership kind and management method of media in this case had a determining role.


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