Factors associated with the choice of school and career of radiologic technology freshmen of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute A.Y. 2011-2012.

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Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology


Career Choice


This study employed the descriptive method of research. Socio-demographic variables in the study include gender, monthly family income, and type of school last attended, parents’ educational attainment, parents’ occupation and sibling position. A total of 182 freshman Radiologic Technology students of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute A.Y. 2011-2012 were the respondents. The instrument used to gather data in identifying the factors of school and career choice was self-made questionnaire by the researchers and validated by the Director for Academic Services, Radiologic Technology professor, and Guidance Counselor. The statistical treatments used in this study were mean, frequency, percentage, standard deviation, coefficient of variance, independent t-test, and analysis of variance (ANOVA). Based on the results, (1) majority of the respondents are male, has a Php40,000 to 59,999 monthly family income, came from private schools, their parents were college graduates and employed and most of them were second child; (2) educational excellence is associated with the choice of school and opportunity for the choice of career of the respondents; (3) the parents’ educational attainment is associated with the respondents’ choice of school while parents’ occupation and sibling position also affects the respondents in choice of career.

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