A Study on knowledge, perception, self-efficacy, and performance on radiation protection among perioperative workers in terms of radiation protection

수술실 종사자의 방사선 노출에 대한 방사선 방어관련 지식, 인식도, 자기효능감 및 수행도에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Bong-Hee (Department of Nursing, Graduate school of Chosun University) ;
  • Kim, Hyo-Jin (Department of Nursing, Graduate school of Chosun University)
  • 김봉희 (조선대학교 일반대학원 간호학과) ;
  • 김효진 (조선대학교 일반대학원 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.02.14
  • Accepted : 2017.05.12
  • Published : 2017.05.31


This study was designed to identify the knowledge, perception, self-efficacy, and performance on radiation protection among perioperative workers in terms of radiation protection. The factors affecting the performance of radiation protection were identified, and provide basic data for the development of an effective radiation protection education program. The sample was comprised of 166 perioperative workers who agreed to participate in this descriptive study. Data analysis was performed using the t-test, analysis of variance, Pearson's correlation, and multiple regression analyses on the SPSS 23.0 Program. The average time of radiation exposure was 3-4hoursThe radiation protection education experience was 11.4%. The average score of radiation protection knowledge was $8.61{\pm}2.51$; the perception was $4.59{\pm}0.64$; and the performance was $2.99{\pm}0.90$ There was a significant difference in the degree of radiation defense knowledge and performance among the general characteristics (p <001). Knowledge of radiation protection was correlated with the perception. The performance of radiation protection was correlated with the knowledge. The knowledge and perception of radiation protection behaviors should be increased to improve radiation protection performance. Therefore, it is important to promote the performance of radiation protection behaviors by improving the perioperative workers' knowledge of radiation protection through reinforcing radiation-related education.


Knowledge;Periopertive workers;Perception;Performance;Radiation Protection;Self Efficacy


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