- Volume 8 Issue 12
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Recognition and Application Factors of College Students on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
보완대체의학에 대한 대학생의 인식 및 적용요인에 관한 연구
- Jeong, Mi-Ra (Department of Health Care, Hanseo University) ;
- Cho, Seung-Ah (Department of Chemistry, Hanseo University) ;
- Baek, Dae-Jin (Department of Chemistry, Hanseo University)
- Received : 2017.10.17
- Accepted : 2017.12.20
- Published : 2017.12.28
The purpose of this study was to find out how to apply CAM to college students by studying the perceptions and application factors of CAM, the actual condition of application, satisfaction according to sex, and usefulness. The subjects of this study are narrative research on H university students in Chungnam. The results of this study showed that 150(50.3%) respondents recognized CAM as an auxiliary means of modern medicine, 61(20.3%) mental and psychological stability (33.7%), and the satisfaction rate of CAM according to gender was higher in women than in men. The usefulness of CAM was 2.60, and the improvement and characteristics were 2.32 and 2.80, respectively. As a result of this study, it is necessary for university students who are the foundation of society to correctly recognize and promote CAM to prevent disease and maintain health. In addition, the analysis of the recognition and application factors of CAM, and the satisfaction according to gender, could provide information for program development of CAM in the future.
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