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Image toward the elderly among dental hygiene students in Gangwon province
강원지역 A대학 치위생과 학생들의 노인에 대한 이미지 연구
- Jung, Sang Hee (Department of Dental Hygiene, Gangneung Yeongdong College) ;
- Kim, Eun Hee (Department of Dental Hygiene, Gangneung Yeongdong College)
- Received : 2013.08.30
- Accepted : 2013.12.03
- Published : 2013.12.30
Objectives : The purpose of this study was to investigate the image toward the elderly among dental hygiene students. Methods : The subjects were 348 college students. A self-reported questionnaire was filled out by the students from May 15 to June 15, 2013. The questionnaire included general characteristics of the elderly people and image toward the elderly. Results : As for the elderly people-related general characteristics of the students, 79.9 percent of the students had never received education on the elderly. Approximately more than half of the students replied that they lived with elderly people and gave positive answers to living with elderly people out of filial duty and respect for the elderly. They got a mean of
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