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1973

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Statistical Analysis Of A Health Attitude Survey In Three East Tennessee Counties, Georgianne Dunavant Ratliff Aug 1973

Statistical Analysis Of A Health Attitude Survey In Three East Tennessee Counties, Georgianne Dunavant Ratliff

Masters Theses

The general objective of this research was divided into three specific phases: (1) to ascertain health attitudes of a sample population; (2) to determine the relationship between biographic and attitude factors within the sample population; and (3) to evaluate the above in terms of its significance to health care planning.

The writer surveyed the literature, defined hypotheses and developed a questionnaire. A community in each of the three East Tennessee counties was selected for surveying. A total of 164 interviews was conducted, 44 in Knox County, 53 in Blount County and 67 in Sevier County. An interview team of 18 ...