Level of knowledge of nursing and medicine students regarding waste segregation
Date of Completion
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
This study utilized a non-experimental descriptive type of research design. The respondents of the study consisted of junior and senior nursing students and medicine students from freshmen, sophomore and junior level of DLSU-HSC. The checklist type of questionnaire in this study was formulated by the researchers. Purposive and convenience sampling techniques were utilized to determine the respondents. Statistical treatments employed were frequency, percentage, mean, t-test, z-test and f-test or One Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). These conclusions were drawn: 1) Most of the respondents were female, medicine students, Catholic, eldest child, reside in urban area and have a monthly family income of P30,001 and above; 2) The overall level of knowledge of the respondents regarding waste segregation was excellent in terms of biodegradable and non-biodegradable except in the infectious category, which scored high; 3) There was no significant difference in the level of knowledge of nursing and medicine students when grouped according to gender, course, religion, ordinal position, residential class and economic status. Based on the above findings, it is concluded that the level of knowledge of nursing and medicine students was not significantly associated with gender, course, religion, ordinal position, residential class and economic status. Majority of the respondents have an excellent level of knowledge regarding waste segregation.
Bautista, J., & Bitamor, M. J. (2002). Level of knowledge of nursing and medicine students regarding waste segregation. [Bachelor's thesis, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute]. GreenPrints. https://greenprints.dlshsi.edu.ph/bsn/195/