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The Convergence Study on Anxiety, Knowledge, Infection Possibility, Preventive Possibility and Preventive Behavior Level of MERS in Nursing Students

간호대학생의 메르스에 대한 불안, 지식, 감염가능성, 감염예방가능성, 감염예방행위 이행 수준의 융합적 연구

  • Kim, Og Son (Department of Nursing Science, Korea Christian University) ;
  • Oh, Jin Hwan (Department of Nursing Science, Suwon Science College) ;
  • Lee, kyung Hye (Department of Nursing Science, Suwon Science College)
  • 김옥선 (KC대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 오진환 (수원과학대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 이경혜 (수원과학대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2016.04.04
  • Accepted : 2016.05.30
  • Published : 2016.06.30

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to provide basic materials on establishing convergence oriented respiratory infection management system in nursing students attending clinical training by analyzing anxiety, knowledge, possibility of infection, possibility of prevention, and compliance level of preventive behavior. Data were collected from 222 nursing students experienced clinical practice from June 15th to 30th in 2015 using questionnaire. Characteristics relative to variables were measured, and analyzed using SPSS 18.0 program. The results are as follows. The anxiety was 42.70(max 80 points), but possibility of infection was 22.55(max 100 points). Also, knowledge(11.73 out of 16 points), possibility of prevention(7.37 out of 10 points), and compliance level of preventive behavior(34.55 out of maximum 48 points) were slightly above average. The influencing factors on compliance of preventive behavior were anxiety and possibility of prevention. It is needed to lead convergence oriented approach on enhancing compliance of preventive behavior through providing information and educating possibility of prevention during MERS outbreak.

Keywords

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome;Anxiety;Knowledge;Infection;Prevention;Convergence

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