Year 2020, Volume 33 , Issue 1, Pages 27 - 34 2020-01-31

The most common health care services needed by university students and employee

Sevim AKSOY KARTCI [1] , Senem BUGDAYCI [2] , Burcin KAVAKLI [3] , Ebru ATICI [4] , Serap CIFCILI [5] , Cigdem APAYDIN KAYA [6]


Objectives: The identification of the health needs of university students and staff may be the first step in improving public health approaches. The aim of this study was to investigate the most needed health care services by the university students and employees. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out with 864 representative individuals on Marmara University Göztepe Campus, Istanbul, Turkey. All participants were given a questionnaire including questions about the sociodemographic characteristics and health status, healthy lifestyle behaviours and health needs. Results: The mean age of the participants was 24±7.9 years. The number of participants who had periodic health maintenance/ check-up was 11.4%. Smoking and alcohol use prevalence was similar for students and employees (30.9% and 30.2%). Depression screening was found to be positive in 67.4% of the participants (58.7% of the employees, 69.7% of the students).The most commonly requested information was on healthy nutrition (42.4%), followed by screening for diseases (32.3%), emergency situations/first aid (31.2%), exercise counselling (28.6%) and prevention of chronic diseases (27.8%). Conclusion: Our findings show that the most needed health care services are psychological counselling, periodic health controls, health promotion counselling and first aid training.
Prevention and control, Primary health care, Occupational health, Depression
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Primary Language en
Subjects Medicine
Journal Section Original Research
Authors

Author: Sevim AKSOY KARTCI
Institution: Kocaeli Başiskele Yuvacık Serdar Family Health Center
Country: Turkey


Author: Senem BUGDAYCI
Institution: Marmara University Training and Research Hospital
Country: Turkey


Author: Burcin KAVAKLI
Institution: Kocaeli Halil İbrahim Alemdar Family Health Center
Country: Turkey


Author: Ebru ATICI
Institution: Marmara University, School of Medicine
Country: Turkey


Author: Serap CIFCILI
Institution: Marmara University, School of Medicine
Country: Turkey


Author: Cigdem APAYDIN KAYA (Primary Author)
Institution: Marmara University, School of Medicine
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : January 31, 2020

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APA AKSOY KARTCI, S , BUGDAYCI, S , KAVAKLI, B , ATICI, E , CIFCILI, S , APAYDIN KAYA, C . (2020). The most common health care services needed by university students and employee. Marmara Medical Journal , 33 (1) , 27-34 . DOI: 10.5472/marumj.681967
MLA AKSOY KARTCI, S , BUGDAYCI, S , KAVAKLI, B , ATICI, E , CIFCILI, S , APAYDIN KAYA, C . "The most common health care services needed by university students and employee". Marmara Medical Journal 33 (2020 ): 27-34 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/marumj/issue/52168/681967>
Chicago AKSOY KARTCI, S , BUGDAYCI, S , KAVAKLI, B , ATICI, E , CIFCILI, S , APAYDIN KAYA, C . "The most common health care services needed by university students and employee". Marmara Medical Journal 33 (2020 ): 27-34
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ISNAD AKSOY KARTCI, Sevim , BUGDAYCI, Senem , KAVAKLI, Burcin , ATICI, Ebru , CIFCILI, Serap , APAYDIN KAYA, Cigdem . "The most common health care services needed by university students and employee". Marmara Medical Journal 33 / 1 (January 2020): 27-34 . https://doi.org/10.5472/marumj.681967
AMA AKSOY KARTCI S , BUGDAYCI S , KAVAKLI B , ATICI E , CIFCILI S , APAYDIN KAYA C . The most common health care services needed by university students and employee. Marmara Med J. 2020; 33(1): 27-34.
Vancouver AKSOY KARTCI S , BUGDAYCI S , KAVAKLI B , ATICI E , CIFCILI S , APAYDIN KAYA C . The most common health care services needed by university students and employee. Marmara Medical Journal. 2020; 33(1): 34-27.