Using social network rates among Ardabil city women over 25 years old


  • Firouz Amani Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Bahman Aghaie Qom University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Somayeh Zeynizadeh Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Shervin Tabrizian Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Roghayeh Aslanian Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Raana Jafarizadeh Islamic Azad University, Iran, Islamic Republic of


Social Networks, Telegram, Instagram, Ardabil


Introduction: The role of women in the structure of society and family is very important. Unfortunately, due to the lack of proper planning to fill leisure time among people and especially women, overuse of social networks had a huge impact on their daily lives and in addition to the benefits, sometimes it has some problems. Method: This cross-sectional descriptive study has been done on 150 women over 25 years who selected randomly from Ardabil city in the 2018. Required information were collected using a research based questionnaire containing demographic and specialized questions about the rate of using social networks and their reasons. Collected data were analysed using descriptive and analytical statistical methods in SPSS version 21. Results: The mean age of women was 34 ± 9 years. Of all women, 72% were married, 69% had graduated education, 27% were housewives, 44% were employees and 63% had a median income. Of all women, 94.7% were registered as members of social networks. Of them, 66% were registered on telegram. The most common reason for using Telegram, was chat and reading news. The maximum time spent with more than 5 hours for the social network was Telegram. Conclusion: Results showed that, most of the studied women have been used social networks and of them telegram and Instagram are more popular networks among Ardabil’s women.


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Amani, F., Aghaie, B., Zeynizadeh, S., Tabrizian, S., Aslanian, R., & Jafarizadeh, R. (2020). Using social network rates among Ardabil city women over 25 years old. Journal of Human Sport and Exercise, 15(2proc), S429-S436. Retrieved from