Factors Affecting Nursing College Students' Adherence to Prevention Compliance Behavior of Blood-Born Infection

간호대학생의 혈액매개감염 예방행위 실천도에 영향을 미치는 요인

  • 유성미 (광주보건대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 공정현 (진주보건대학교 간호학부) ;
  • 최혜옥 (진주보건대학교 간호학부)
  • Received : 2018.05.04
  • Accepted : 2018.08.03
  • Published : 2018.08.31


The purpose of this study is to identify nursing college students' knowledge, awareness and adherence to preventive behavior of blood-borne infection, and the factors affecting the adherence to preventive behavior of blood-borne infection. This study was carried out for 475 juniors in university who have completed clinical practice at the nursing college located in G city from December 1 to 15, 2017. The study findings showed that knowledge score, awareness and adherence to preventive behavior of blood-borne infection were 13.13 points(0-18 points), 4.18 points and 4.34 points, respectively. Nursing college students' adherence to preventive behavior of blood-borne infection showed a positive correlation between knowledge of blood-borne infection and awareness of blood-borne infection, The factors affecting the adherence to preventive behavior of blood-borne infection were found to be age, education experience, exposure, knowledge of blood infection, and the explanatory power of these variables was 16.3%. Therefore, it was found to be necessary to develop and apply a standardized education protocol in ward units for nursing college students to reduce the incidence of exposure to blood-borne infection sources in nursing college students.


Awareness;Blood-Borne Infection;Compliance;Knowledge;Nursing Students


Supported by : 광주보건대학교


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