The Influential Factors for the Attitude of Health-Care University Students on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

보건의료계열 대학생의 심폐소생술 태도에 영향을 미치는 요인

  • 정금숙 (한려대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 오현미 (한려대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 정선영 (서남대학교 대학원 간호학과)
  • Received : 2013.02.22
  • Accepted : 2013.05.09
  • Published : 2013.05.31


This study is a descriptive research carried out to investigate the knowledge, confidence and attitude on cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) of university students studying health care and figured out the factors affects their attitudes on CPR. 516 health-care university students were informed with the agreement of this study. The data were analyzed with t-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient and Multiple linear regression were used. There were significant positive correlations between the attitude and knowledge(r=.269, p<.001) and between the attitude and confidence (r=.620, p<.001) on CPR. It was found that the influential factors for the attitude on CPR include confidence, gender, knowledge, personality, perception, education experience in CPR, experiences in medical service and the reason for choosing the subject and their persuasive power was 49%. Programs and educations enhancing knowledge and positive attitude on CPR is needed, and there needs to be developing in a proactive manner.


Attitude;Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation;Confidence;Knowledge


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