Date of Completion

5-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Keywords

anxiety, transvaginal ultrasound, ultrasound

Abstract

The study used a descriptive research design method. The State-Trait Anxiety Inventory questionnaire was used to determine the level of anxiety of 50 patients undergoing transvaginal ultrasound in selected hospitals in Laguna. The study used purposive sampling technique. The research instrument was an adapted questionnaire that determined the level of anxiety of patients undergoing transvaginal ultrasound. The statistical tools that were used to analyze the data were percentage, mean, standard deviation, t-test for Independent means and analysis of variance (ANOVA). Based on the findings of the study, the following conclusions are drawn: 1) Majority of the respondents are 18 to 39 years old and married; 2) The study revealed that the patients undergoing transvaginal ultrasound are moderately anxious; 3) There is no significant difference in the level of anxiety of the respondents when grouped according to age. There is a significant difference in the level of anxiety of the respondents when they are grouped according to civil status. Respondents who are married have significantly higher level of anxiety compared to the respondents who are single, widowed and separated.

First Advisor

Bessie C. Tallorin, RRT, MAEd

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