감염병 지식 포털

자체 연구

최윤·권명순 (in press). 대학생의 결핵 예방행위에 대한 영향요인: 결핵관련 지식, 태도 및 낙관적 편견을 중심으로

관리자 2020.08.03

최윤·권명순 (in press). 대학생의 결핵 예방행위에 대한 영향요인: 결핵관련 지식, 태도 및 낙관적 편견을 중심으로. <기본간호학회지>, 27(3).

Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify factors affecting towards preventive behavior for tuberculosis(TB) focused on knowledge, attitude and optimistic bias related to tuberculosis among university students in Korea. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted on 255 students from 6 universities of 6 region in Korea. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire in an online way. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients, and multiple linear regression. Results: The level of score for preventive behavior for TB was slightly good, knowledge related to TB was moderate, attitude was good. There was a slight optimistic bias. Knowledge and attitude related to TB were positively correlated with preventive behavior for TB. The factors that affecting preventive behavior for TB were attitude(β=.36, p<.001), knowledge related to TB(β=.13, p=.025). The explanatory power of these variables was 26.1% (F=10.98, p<.001). Conclusion: Findings suggest that knowledge and attitude related to TB are major factors influencing toward preventive behavior for TB. In order to improve the preventive behavior for TB, it is necessary to establish effective educational strategies and TB information media utilization that firmly enhance attitude and improve knowledge related to TB in university students in Korea.
 
Keywords: tuberculosis, prevention, knowledge, attitude, optimism