Influencing Factors on Performance for Standard Precaution of Healthcare Workers of General Hospital for Infection Control

종합병원 의료종사자의 감염관리 표준주의 수행도 영향요인

  • Received : 2018.02.12
  • Accepted : 2018.04.20
  • Published : 2018.04.28


The purpose of this study is analyze the factors affecting the standard precaution(SP) performance on the knowledge, awareness, attitude and safety environment for SP of healthcare workers of general hospitals. The research method was a descriptive research study. The subject were 262 of healthcare workers of general hospitals. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, Chi-square test, ANOVA, Person's correlation coefficient and Multiple regression analysis using the SPSS program. As a result of the correlation analysis SP Performance was positively correlated with attitude (r=.18, p=.003), safety environment (r=.42, p<.001) and awareness (r=.63, p<.001). As a result of the stepwise multiple regression analysis on the factors influencing SP performance were SP awareness and safety environment. Therefore, in order to improved performance of SP, it's important to improve a awareness and safety environment of SP. Different and persistent infection management educational programs that consider the occupational characteristics and monitoring are required.


Standard precaution;Knowledge;Attitude;Safety environment;Awareness;Performance


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