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A Profile Study of Bachelor's Degree Health Management Students in Turkey


Cumhuriyet Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Sağlık Yönetimi Bölümü

Arch Health Sci Res 2014; 1: 10-22
Read: 2582 Downloads: 874 Published: 20 December 2019

The purpose of this study to determine the profile of Bachelor's Degree Health Management Students’ in Turkey. In this descriptive study sample consisted of 3692 students from 28 university. A questionnaire, developed by the researchers was mailed to all faculties which accepted to participate into the study. In total 1624 students filled the questionnaire of them 64,3 were female. The mean age was 21,12. Of the students 87,6% were entered the university education in their first or second attempt. 50,7% didn’t prefer health management in their first three choices. Half of them were happy with their replacement, 23,8% were unhappy. Following the graduation, 57,6% want to work in public sector. In total 66,9% were planning to study post graduate education. Of the students 64,2% of the mothers and the 45,1% of the fathers were graduated from primary school. Monthly incomes of 54,7 % of the families were less than 1500TL. 44% of all health management students in Turkey participated into the study. It is believed that the findings will be helpful in designing the educational programmes in these departments.

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