Assessment of the living conditions and well-being of DLSHSI student dormers

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Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology




The study used the descriptive research design involving 434 student dormers from College of Medical Radiation Technology, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Pharmacy, College of Medical Laboratory Science, College of Humanities and Sciences, College of Nursing. A questionnaire was adapted from the research study of Adegue, et al., (2011), entitled “The Living Conditions of College Students in Boarding Houses in Davao, City , Philippines” and for the well-being of students, coming from “The New Philanthropical Capital”. Purposive sampling was used and the statistical measures utilized were frequency, mean, percentage, standard deviation, Mann-Whitney Test and Kruskal-Wallis H Test. Based on the findings of the study, the researchers were able to conclude that: 1) Majority of the respondents were female, came from the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, and from second year level; 2) Most of the facilities, safety and security measures, and utilities were present or existing, but some important features were inexistent such as the: curfew policy, scheduled visitation hours policy, CCTV or closed-circuit television, finger biometric system, logbook, paging system, smoke detectors, fire sprinkler/automatic fire sprinkler system, fire alarm, and emergency lights; 3) The dormitory owners and operators were providing good service quality for the student dormers; 4) The respondents have an overall high level of well-being, however resulted in low emotional well-being during their stay in dormitory; 5) There are no significant differences in the well-being of the respondents when grouped according to college and year level, but have significant differences when grouped according to gender. Female respondents have a lower level of well-being compared to male respondents while living in dormitories.

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Lowela M. Alindayu

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