Title

A survey on the individual preference on the gender of the radiologic technologist performing radiographic examination

Date of Completion

2010

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Keywords

Technology, Radiologic, Diagnosis, Interpersonal Relations

Abstract

This study employed a descriptive design. The respondents were male and female residents between the ages of 18 to 50 and above selected using stratified random sampling. From the total population of 45,323 from 10 barangays, 500 individuals in Bulihan, Silang, Cavite served as the respondents. A self-made survey questionnaire was utilized to gather data. Frequency, percentage and chi-square were used for data analysis. The study concluded that, 1) Majority of the respondents were 20-30 years old, male, had a monthly family income below P10,000, married, Catholic, attained high school level of education and had undergone chest x-ray; 2) Majority of the respondents had no gender preference regarding the radiologic technologists performing a radiographic examination. Most female respondents chose either gender as their preference. However, there were few who chose female as their preference. Most male respondents chose either gender as their preference. On the other hand, there were few who chose male as their preference; 3) There were significant differences on the individual preference on gender of the radiologic technologist performing radiographic examinations when the respondents were grouped by age, gender and monthly family income. Civil status, religion and educational attainment had no significant difference on the individual preference on the gender of the radiologic technologist performing radiographic procedures; 4) There were differences on the individual preference on gender of the radiologic technologist performing examinations when the respondents were grouped according to the type of radiographic examination. Male radiologic technologist was chosen as the gender preference for skull x-ray and mammography while the rest of the examinations showed no gender preference from the respondents.

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