Document Type : Original Article


1 Post Graduate Student of Agricultural Education, Ramin Agricultural and Natural Resources University, Ahvaz, Iran

2 Associate Professor of Department of Agricultural Extension and Education, Ramin Agricultural and Natural Resources university, Ahvaz, Iran

3 M.Sc. Graduate of Agricultural Biotechnology, Azad University, Tehran, Iran


Objective: The purpose of this study was to identify affecting factors on students’ environmental protection behavior (SIPB). Methods: Statistical population of this research consisted of 1480 students in Alborz agricultural technical higher education centers. A stratified random sampling method was used to select 145 student applying Cochran's formula. The main tool to collect data was a researcher made questionnaire that Content validity of the questionnaire was approved, by a panel of experts and Exploratory factor analysis and its reliability, was confirmed by calculating Cronbach's alpha coefficient (a = 0.71- 0.83). Data was analyzed by SPSS software. Results: Results of factor analysis showed that four factors: Environmental attitudes, environmental concerns, knowledge and educational content, explained 50.92 percent of the variance in the Protective behavior variables. Results of correlation analysis indicated a positive statistically significant relationship between Environmental attitudes, environmental concerns, knowledge and educational content.


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