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Azizpuor F, Afrakhteh H, Shamaniyan M. Spatial analysis of quality of life in rural settlements: Ghorogh district of Gorgan County. Serd. 2014; 3 (7) :107-122
URL: http://serd.khu.ac.ir/article-1-1955-en.html
1- Assistance Prof. in Geography and Rural Planning, Kharazmi University , fazizpor@yahoo.com
2- Prof. in Geography and Member of Excellence Spatial Analysis of Environmental Hazards, Kharazmi
3- M.A. student of Geography and Rural Planning,Kharazmi University
Abstract:   (6056 Views)
Quality of life is multifaceted and relative concept. It is being affected by spatial and temporal variation as well as social – individual values. This bears different meaning for different groups. This study tries to measure quality of life based on subjective indices. It further identifies and analyses the major spatial factors responsible for life quality of the rural people. This study is based on descriptive-analytical approach. The study area is Ghorogh district located in Gorgan Province. The statistical societies are corresponding to rural settlers of ٥ villages. Sample size based on Cochran formula turned out to be ٣٤٠ rural households using stratified sampling technique. Data gathering demand application of documentary and more specifically questionnaire. Analysis of data requires ANOVA technique. This study suggests that the rural quality of life with regard environmental and physical aspect from rural settlers’ standpoint is suitable. The quality of life is well associated with distance from major roads, distance from Gorgan as well as ethnic diversity.
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