Perception on the effectiveness of acupuncture in relieving health problems in selected municipalities in Cavite
Date of Completion
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
This study utilized a descriptive, non-experimental type of research. The study included 50 respondents who experienced acupuncture as a traditional method in relieving health problems using convenience and snowball sampling. A self-constructed survey type of questionnaire served as the main instrument in gathering the data. Data was analysed using frequency distribution, percentage, mean, t-test, and f-test. Based on the findings of the study, the following conclusions were obtained: (1) most of the respondents age were from 20-39 years old, female, college graduate, monthly income of Php 40,000-59,000 and Catholic; (2) the respondets perceived that acupuncture is most effective in relieving depression, difficulty in breathing and neck pain. However, acupuncture was perceived as least effective in anxiety, migraine and insomnia; (3) there were no significant difference on the effectiveness of acupuncture in relieving health problems of the respondents when grouped according to age, gender, educational attainment, religious affiliation except monthly income.
Carolipio, C. G. (2016). Perception on the effectiveness of acupuncture in relieving health problems in selected municipalities in Cavite. [Bachelor's thesis, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute]. GreenPrints. https://greenprints.dlshsi.edu.ph/bsn/149/