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ISSN: 2637-6695

Lupine Online Journal of Nursing & Health care

Research Article(ISSN: 2637-6695)

Health Care Professionals’ Attitudes about Using Computer

Volume 1 - Issue 3

Ayşegül Koç*1, Mahmut Kılıç2, Dilek Öztaş3, Erdal Ceylan4 and Kamile Sılay5

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    • 1Department of Nurse, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
    • 2High school of Health, Bozok University, Turkey
    • 3Department of Public Health, Medical School, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
    • 4Faculty of Health Sciences, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey
    • 5Department of Medicine, Medical School, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey

    *Corresponding author: Ayşegül Koç, Department of Nurse, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Turkey

Received: March 20, 2018;   Published: May 29, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/LOJNHC.2018.01.000111

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Abstract

Aim: This cross sectional study was conducted among health care professionals working in special and state health institutions in Yozgat to determine health care professionals’ attitudes about using computer in health care institutions.

Method: Sampling was done by random sampling method with 1/4 rate and 197 samples were taken for the study. Data was collected using a questionnaire prepared in accordance with the literature by the researchers. Statistical analysis of the data was performed by using Reliability analysis, chi-square test and binary logistic regression analysis.

Result: Half of the research group was working in second level public health institutions and 22.3% in private health institutions. Seventy one percent of the participants stated that they use computers at work. Seventy percent of the respondents thought that using computers would affect informatics positively and 77.2% think that it would affect the health care/medication positively. Employees in the public sector and long-term computer users were more likely to think that using computers in health facilities is important. There were no significant differences according to the health professionals’ use of computers, sex, age, education, occupation and computer use at work.

Conclusion: The vast majority of health personnel thought that using computers in health facilities is important.

Keywords: Attitudes of using computer; Health care professionals; Health care facilities

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