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A Study on the Nursing Students` Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior towards the Elderly
Kim, Soo Ok; Oh, Hyo Soon; Wang, Mee Suk;
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 Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between nursing students` level of knowledge of and attitude toward the elderly and their behavior towards the elderly. Methods: For this study, 223 nursing students participated. The data was analyzed with PASW statistics program version 18.0 using descriptive statistics, a t-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson`s Correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis. Results: The findings of the study displayed a score of 14.5 out of 25 for the level of knowledge of the elderly, a score of 3.9 out of 7 on the attitude toward the elderly, and 1.3 points on a 4-point scale on behavior towards the elderly. There was a positive correlation (r
 Keywords
Nursing students;Elderly;Knowledge;Attitude;Behavior;
 Language
Korean
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