Title

Wellness of inmates in Cavite Provincial Jail, Trece Martires City

Date of Completion

2015

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Keywords

Prisoners

Abstract

Age, gender, frequency of visits and length of stay were the demographic variables used in the study. Employing a descriptive research design. Two hundred and fifty-seven (257) inmates were randomly selected among 672 inmates in the Cavite Provincial Jail. The research instrument used was a self-made questionnaire that determined the wellness and factors that affects wellness of inmates. The statistical treatments of data used were frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, f-test or ANOVA, t-test, Duncan’s Multiple Range Test (DMRT) and Pearson product moment correlation. Results showed that 1) most of the respondents were 33 to 47 years old, male, visited by relatives monthly and had been in prison for one (1) to five (5) years; 2) health care services was the condition of imprisonment that was barely acceptable; 3) the inmates had a high level of wellness and emotional domain had the highest mean score; 4) the age, gender, frequency of visits, and length of stay did not show any relation to the condition of imprisonment that the inmates were exposed to.

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