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Determination of Anxiety and Attitude towards Doing Scientific Research of Nursing Students


Bülent Ecevit Üniversitesi, Zonguldak Sağlık Yüksekokulu, Hemşirelik Bölümü

Arch Health Sci Res 2014; 1: 23-31
Read: 2976 Downloads: 970 Published: 20 December 2019

Aims: The aim of the study is to determine the anxiety and attitude related to doing the scientific research. It was aimed to investigate for various variables of the anxiety levels and attitudes. Materials and Methods: The sample of cross-sectional descriptive study was consisted of 70 students. Data were gathered using information form, Research Anxiety Scale and Research Attitude Scale. It was used descriptive statistics, independent samples t-test and Mann Whitney U test in data analysis. Results: The mean score for Research Anxiety Scale of the students was determined as 37.80±8.02. The mean score for Research Attitude Scale was found as 88.87±12.17. Anxiety levels towards doing research of students who not taking statistics course was higher (p>0,05). Attitudes toward doing research of students who taking statistics and doing scientific research was more positive (p>0.05). Conclusion: The study show that anxiety levels towards doing research of the students are not very high and attitude towards doing research of students are positive.

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