Factors affecting the perception of social responsibility of nursing students

Jonggun Kim, Taewha Lee, Namkyung Han

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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the perception and factors affecting social responsibility in nursing students. Methods: The participants for this study were 301 nursing students in three universities and three colleges located in Seoul, Gyeonggi or Gyeongbuk in South Korea. Data were collected in Dec, 2015 using structured questionnaires and analyzed using independent t-test, one way ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficient, multiple regression analysis with the SPSS/WIN 18.0 program. Results: The mean score for social responsibility of nursing students had a significant positive correlation with satisfaction with nursing major, nursing professionalism and sociality. Sociality, nursing professionalism and nursing major satisfaction were the major predictors of social responsibility and explained 51.0%(F=142.67, p<.001) of the total variance in the study. Conclusion: The results suggest that it is necessary to develop strategies to promote the various nursing curricular programs that reinforce social responsibility in nursing college students.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-29
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jan

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© 2018 Korean Academy of Nursing Administration.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nursing(all)
  • Education


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