Title

Earthquake disaster preparedness among stakeholders of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute.

Date of Completion

2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Keywords

Earthquakes, Natural Disasters

Abstract

The study used the descriptive survey design. It was accomplished using a self-made questionnaire based on literature and disaster manual which has undergone face and content validation. Using stratified sampling technique, the respondents of the study were faculty, staff, outsourced personnel and students with age 18 years old and above. They were classified according to stakeholder, civil status, gender and age. Based on the criteria and Slovin's formula, 374 respondents qualified in the study. Data was analyzed using frequency, mean, standard deviation, and chi square test. Based on the results, 1) majority of respondents were students, single, female, and 18 to 35 years old; 2) the earthquake disaster preparedness of the respondents before was highly prepared, while during and after an earthquake were moderately prepared; 3) there were significant differences in earthquake disaster preparedness before, during, and after an earthquake in terms of type of stakeholders. Before an earthquake, significant differences are noted between faculty and students. During an earthquake, significant differences are noted between faculty, staff, and students. After an earthquake, significant differences are noted between faculty and students. Overall, significant differences are noted between staff and outsourced personnel.

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