جستجوی اطلاعات سلامت در اینترنت، بین دانشجویان دختر کارشناسی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی جندی شاپور اهواز

نویسندگان

دانشگاه جندی شاپور اهواز

چکیده

حوزۀ سلامت و پزشکی در میان حوزه هایی است که، اطلاعات به نحو چشمگیری به وب و منابع اینترنتی وابسته شده است؛ و دانشجویان در بین میلیونها کاربری هستند که در اینترنت به دنبال اطلاعات سلامت هستند. به همین دلیل شناخت صحیح میزان علاقۀ دانشجویان به اطلاعات سلامت آنلاین، می تواند برنامه ریزی برای آموزش صحیح جستجو و ارزیابی محتوای اطلاعات سلامت آنلاین را برای دانشجویان در برداشته باشد. این پژوهش در سال تحصیلی 1393 در دانشگاه جندی شاپور انجام گرفت. 219 نفر از دانشجویان دختر کارشناسی در این مطالعه انتخاب شدند. ابزار این پژوهش پرسشنامۀ «استفاده از اینترنت برای اطلاعات سلامت» بود که با روایی 89/0 و پایایی 5/0-9/0 تأیید شده است. بر اساس نتایج این مطالعه 6/75 درصد از دانشجویان، از اینترنت به عنوان منبع اطلاعات سلامت استفاده می کنند؛ و 3/88 درصد از آنان از موتور جستجوی عمومی (مانند گوگل) برای یافتن اطلاعات سلامت بهره می گیرند. بیشترین نوع اطلاعات سلامت که توسط دانشجویان در وب جستجو شده «راه های درمان بیماری ها» می باشد و 9/66 درصد از آنان به اطلاعات سلامت آنلاین اعتماد بسیار دارند. بر اساس یافته های این مطالعه برگزاری دوره های مدون آموزشی برای توانمندسازی دانشجویان برای ارزیابی و اعتبارسنجی محتوای آنلاین اطلاعات سلامت، لازم به نظر می‌رسد.

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

The Search for Health Information on the Net among Undergraduate Female Students at Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences

نویسندگان [English]

  • Ali Hossein Ghasemi
  • Hossein Komeili Sani
  • Amal Saki Malehi
  • Sara Tumari
M.Sc. Student in Medical Library &Information Science, Faculty of Para medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
چکیده [English]

Health and medicine are among the fields in which the information is substantially dependent on the web and online resources, and students educating in these fields are among the numerous users seeking for the health information on the Internet. Hence, the correct knowledge on the amount of students' interest in online health information can result in planning for proper training to search and evaluate the content of online health information. This research consequently was conducted at Ahvaz Jundishapur University in 2014. The research population was composed of a total 219 female undergraduate students participated in our study; in addition, the present research’ tool was a questionnaire titled “using the Internet for health information” whose validity and reliability was approved and estimated 0.89 and 0.5-0.9, respectively. According to the results, 75.6% of students were using the Internet as a source of health information; and majority of them (88.3%) mentioned that profited by general search engines such as Google to find health information too. Most of the health information searched by students on the Web referred to "way of treatment” of diseases and more than half of them (66.9%) highly trusted on online health information. According to the findings of this study, it seems necessary to deliver plans to set in train courses to enable students to assess and validate online content of health information.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Health Information Searching
  • Health Information
  • Online Searching
  • Internet Searching
  • Online Searching For Health Information
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