Opinions Of The Higher School Of Health Students Toward Media And lts lmpact

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  • Nilgün Çöl Araz Gaziantep Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları AD
  • Serap Parlar Gaziantep Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Hemşirelik Bölümü
  • Hatice Serap Atalay Gaziantep Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Hemşirelik Bölümü




Media, Television, Nursing students


The aim of this questionnaire-based study was to determine the opinions of higher school of health nursing department students toward media and its impact. The study was conducted to a convenience sample of 275 higher school of health nursing department students between June 2009 and July 2009 were asked to complete a questionnaire. The forty-eight percent of the respondents (130) was watched television less than 2 hour per day. Advertising of the food such as yogurt, milk, fruit juice (98, 39.0%) was the most memorable television advertisement. The fifty percent of students (137) was watched an image is related to the violence of the child on television in the last 1 month. The great majority of the students was not watched a television program is related to portrayed tobacco and alcohol use in the last 1 week. (tobacco: 208, 76.2%; alcohol: 197, 72.2%). No correlation could be found between the impact of media and age, parents age and education level, type of social security, level of income or other sociodemographic properties. This study shows that, media becomes more efficient in every aspect of our lives, in the recent years and higher school of health nursing department students were also affected by the media.


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Çöl Araz, N., Parlar, S., & Atalay, H. S. (2010). Opinions Of The Higher School Of Health Students Toward Media And lts lmpact. European Journal of Therapeutics, 16(2), 16–21. https://doi.org/10.58600/eurjther.2010-16-2-1253-arch



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