Attitudes of aged care technician students towards age discrimination


  • Rukiye Demir Dikmen Bingöl University Health Vocational School
  • Elif Ayfer Baltaci Yildiz Bingöl University Health Vocational School



Elderly care technician, age discrimination, health


Aim: This research can be carried out on the targeting of student technicians for discrimination from accommodation. Materials-Methods: It is of research type. It was trained with 256 students from 2021-2022 academic years students and participants in Health Services YO in a state university. Research data were collected with the "Positive and Negative Age Discrimination Scale (PNASS)" and "Student Information Form". SPSS 23.0 program was used in the analysis of the data. Results: The mean age of the participant education was 20.89±1.7 women and 27.7% men. The age at which 50.0% of the people living in the same house with the people living in the world and those living in the same house with those living in the same house are the grandparents, 44.9% of those aged 65 and over. Depending on the study, they have a total score of 47.53±8.44 in the Positive Elderly PFA sub-dimensions and 35.86±6.43 in the Negative Elderly Discrimination (NDA) sub-dimensions. A significant difference was found between the type of family and living with their parents after starting their own family, and the total PYA score (p<0.05). Conclusion: As a result, it was determined that the negative attitudes of the aged care technician students who participated in the research towards the elderly were moderate, and the positive attitudes were high.



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Demir Dikmen, R., & Baltaci Yildiz, E. A. (2022). Attitudes of aged care technician students towards age discrimination. Journal of Social and Analytical Health, 2(2), 101–108.