A study on smoking attitude of selected third year and fourth year nursing students of De La Salle - Health Sciences Campus
Date of Completion
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Students, Nursing, Smoking
The quantitative, non-experimental, descriptive method was used in this study. Fifty (50) respondents from third and fourth year levels were selected using convenience sampling. The research instrument was a modified 25-item questionnaire. The statistical tools employed for the analysis and interpretation of the data were frequency and percentage, mean, standard deviation and t-test. The study concluded that, 1) Majority of the respondents who smoked were 16-20 years old, male and light smokers; 2) There were more pleasure and occasional smokers than habitual smokers; 3) The respondents were undecided in their smoking attitude in terms of cognitive, effective and behavioral aspects; 4) Respondents who were 21 years old and above had higher smoking attitude that those who were 16-20 years old; 5) Third year and fourth year nursing students had the same level of smoking attitude; 6) There was a higher level of smoking attitude for moderate smokers that light smokers; 7) In terms of the type of smokers, habitual smokers had higher level of smoking attitude than pleasure and occasional smokers; 8) There was a significant difference in the smoking attitude when the respondents were grouped by age, classification of smokers and type of smokers; 9) There was no significant difference in the smoking attitude when the respondents were grouped by gender and year level.
Blando, V. M., Duenas, R. E., Grepo, F. J., Paz, J. M., & Villegas, M. E. (2006). A study on smoking attitude of selected third year and fourth year nursing students of De La Salle - Health Sciences Campus. [Bachelor's thesis, De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute]. GreenPrints. https://greenprints.dlshsi.edu.ph/bsn/420/