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Agricultural Extension and Education Department, Islamic Azad University of Ilam Branch
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     The present research investigates factors influencing rural women’s occupational capability in Ilam County. The statistical population of this study includes employed rural women in Ilam county (N= 1088). Through Cochran formula 323 people were selected as the sample. Sampling was carried out through stratified random sampling. Content and face validity of the questionnaire was determined through experts judgment and its reliability was calculated through Cronbach alpha coefficient (α= 91.3). Data analysis was carried out through descriptive and inferential statistics using SSPS. Correlation and regression analysis were run through stepwise method. Results of regression analysis indicated that variables including occupational barriers, psychological characteristics, economic status, educational factors, family support, educational, type economical activities type, and social status influenced occupational capability of rural women in Ilam County and can predict 80.7 percent of changes in the dependent variable. Among the variables of the model, the variable of occupational barriers had the highest share in predicting the occupational capability as the independent variable.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: کارآفرینی در کشاورزی
Received: 2017/04/9 | Accepted: 2017/04/9 | Published: 2017/04/9