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Retirement attitude of korean dental technicians
Lee, Sun-Kyoung; Hwang, Kyung-Sook; Hwang, Seong-Sig; Park, Yong-Duk; Seong, Jeong-Min;
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Purpose: The purpose of the study is to investigate the need for the retirement attitude of korean dental technicians. Retirement attitude is important in the study of retirement planning. Methods: A total of 778 dental technicians were selected by proportional stratified by region compared to extraction sampling from a list of korea dental technician association in 2012. The final sample size was 386. Questionnaires consisted of 10 questions general characteristics, 9 questions for the current life satisfaction and retirement preparation, and 4 questions about retirement attitudes on a Likert 5 scale. Cronbach`s alpha was 0.812 in the study. All statistical analyzed were performed using SPSS 14.0(Statistical Packages for Social Science Ver. 14.0. Chicago, IL, USA). Results: An average of dental technicians were retirement attitude. To affect retirement attitude marital status, age, subjective health status, assets satisfaction, job type, job satisfaction and the economic outlook was living after retirement (p <0.05). Conclusion: This study suggested that retirement attitude of korean dental technicians was very important and the preparation must be connected with the social welfare policy.
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