Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 390

Article in Press

Relationship between children’s attitudes and decisions of agricultural households, Case Study: Sistan area.

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  •  Received: 14 June 2018
  •  Accepted: 14 June 2018
This study is examined the relationship between children's attitudes and agricultural decisions related to heads of households. Sistan region has been selected as case study of this research. Statistical community of study include all children and heads of households formed village of Sistan area that are consist of all households in 842 villages (47,600 households) and selection of population carried out (sampling method) and using a simple class / cluster, that sample research consisted of 380 households are living in villages of Sistan area. Data gathering tools has been Batista assessment attitude questionnaire and Myers - Briggs decision making with a reliability coefficient 0.76 and 0.91. Data analysis shows that there is a meaningful relationship children's positive attitude towards agriculture and to decisions of household’s heads. Also the results of variance analysis test show that there is a direct and significant relationship between children's positive attitudes and decisions of heads of households, but their negative attitudes had no effect on the decisions taken by heads of households or this relationship is insignificant. Also, the results if variance analysis showed that there is no significant relationship between children's attitude regarding demographic variables and there is meaningful differences between the agricultural decisions of household’s heads according to the income level.

Keywords: Attitude, positive attitude, negative attitude, decision making