Effect of a nursing intervention on perception of health services availability by rural households with older adults
KeywordsHealth Services Accessibility.
Rural Health Services -- utilization.
Health Services for the Aged -- utilization.
Attitude to Health.
AdvisorMay, Kathleen M.
Committee ChairMay, Kathleen M.
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PublisherThe University of Arizona.
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AbstractThe purpose of this research was to describe the relationship between a preventive nursing intervention, which combined Personal Preventive Nursing (PPN) and Organized Indigenous Caregiving (OIC), and perception of health services availability by rural households with older adults. This descriptive study was a secondary analysis of data from an earlier original study of the effect of nursing interventions in rural communities (Ferketich, Phillips, & Verran, 1991 ). In this study, analysis of data from community surveys conducted before and after the nursing intervention indicated that the nursing intervention did not affect the research subjects' perception of health availability. In addition, there was not a statistically significant relationship between research subjects' perception of health services availability based on whether or not they knew and used nursing clinic services.
Degree ProgramGraduate College
Degree GrantorUniversity of Arizona
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