Knowledge, Attitude and Participation of Male and Female Nurses in Recreational Activities in Cross River State, Nigeria
Purpose: This paper investigated the knowledge, attitude and participation of Cross River State male and female nurse in recreational actives. Method and materials: The survey was adopted with a sample of 320 nurses. Questionnaire that comprised 15-item was administered. On arrival at the hospitals, permission was received from the authorities. The researchers adopted on eh sport administration of items. Independent t-test was used in analyzing the data with 0.05 level of significance. Results: The result indicated that the calculated t-values of knowledge, (11.19), attitude (11.88) and participation (7.04), were greater than the critical t-value 1.96, 1.96 and 1.96 respectively. It means that there was significance difference in knowledge, attitude and participation of Cross River State Nurses in recreational activities. Conclusion: Most nurses participate in exercise when they perceive their health to be threatened even though they are awarded that recreation improve their health and fitness.
Key words: Knowledge; Attitude; Participation; Nurses; Recreation
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