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Influencing Factors on Pre-implementation Acceptance of Geron-technology for the Elderly Residing in Community

지역사회 노인의 제론테크놀로지에 대한 사용 전 수용성에 영향을 미치는 요인

  • An, Jiwon (Department of Nursing Science, Far East University) ;
  • Park, Kyongok (Department of Nursing, Gangneung-Wonju National University)
  • 안지원 (극동대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 박경옥 (강릉원주대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2019.04.28
  • Accepted : 2019.07.20
  • Published : 2019.07.28

Abstract

Geron-technology contributing to successful "Aging in place" increases the quality of life for the elderly and decreases the social caring cost. This study aims to identify influencing factors on pre-implementation acceptance of geron-technology for the elderly residing in a community. Data for 129 participants were analyzed. Results indicated that location, physical function, lack of technical support by family members, and the high financial cost as a 28% power were identified as the influencing factors on pre-implementation acceptance of geron-technology. Therefore, in the development of health and welfare strategy, these influencing factors should be considered in order to archive 'aging in place' for the elderly.

Keywords

Technology;Gerontology;Aged;Rural population;Physical Functional Performance

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Fig. 1. Model of pre-implementation acceptance

Table 1. Samples' Characteristics

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Table 2. The Level of Pre-implementation Acceptance and Barrier of Geron-technology

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Table 3. Correlation between Subjects’ Characteristics and Pre-implementation Acceptance

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Table 4. Influence Factors on Pre-implementation Acceptance of Geron-technology

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : National Research Foundation

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