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DOI :10.26650/JARHS2021-862129   IUP :10.26650/JARHS2021-862129    Full Text (PDF)

Patient Preferences Tendency Regarding Physician Uniforms

Eda Yılmaz AlarçinAhmet Bilge SözenNilgün BozbuğaHalim İşsever

Objective: The aim of the study is to investigate the preferences of female and male physicians’ clothes of adult patients who receive service from different units of a university hospital in Istanbul and to determine the factors that play a role in these preferences. Materials and Methods: Questionnaires and interviews were conducted with a total of 597 patients participating in the study; 280 patients (46.9%) in clinical services, 219 patients (36.7%) in outpatient clinics and 98 patients (16.4%) in emergency units. A questionnaire was created using the Likert Scale to investigate the preferences of adult patients regarding their physicians’ clothing. Photographs of male and female physicians wearing different hospital uniforms were shown to the patients and the patients were asked to choose from these photographs which ones they preferred. Frequency distributions, independent groups t test and the Friedman test were used to analyze the data. Results: The preference levels for the clothes of female and male physicians differ according to the age, service unit, education and gender groups of the patients. In addition, there is a significant difference between the reasons for preference and the type of clothing. Conclusion: The most preferred attire for male and female physicians is a white coat. However, while patients who prefer a white coat care about dignity, professionalism and cleanliness. The patients tend to care less about trust and comfort.

DOI :10.26650/JARHS2021-862129   IUP :10.26650/JARHS2021-862129    Full Text (PDF)

Hekim Kıyafetlerine İlişkin Hasta Tercihleri Eğilimi

Eda Yılmaz AlarçinAhmet Bilge SözenNilgün BozbuğaHalim İşsever

Amaç: Çalışmanın amacı İstanbul’da bulunan bir üniversite hastanesinin değişik birimlerinden hizmet alan erişkin hastaların kadın ve erkek hekimlerin kıyafetlerine ilişkin tercihlerinin araştırılması ve söz konusu tercihler üzerinde rol oynayan faktörlerin belirlenmesidir. Gereç ve Yöntem: Çalışmaya katılan hastalarla görüşme ve anket formu uygulaması 280 hastaya (%46.9) klinik servislerde, 219 hastaya (%36.7) polikliniklerde ve 98 hastaya (%16.4) acil servis ünitelerinde olmak üzere toplam 597 hasta üzerinde gerçekleştirilmiştir. Erişkin hastaların, hekimlerin kıyafetlerine ilişkin tercihlerini araştırmak için Likert Ölçeği kullanılarak anket oluşturulmuştur. Hastalara değişik hastane kıyafetleri taşıyan kadın veya erkek hekimlerin fotoğrafları gösterilerek, hastalardan bu fotoğraflar arasından seçim yapmaları istenmiştir. Verilerin analizi için frekans dağılımlarından, bağımsız gruplar t testinden ve Friedman testinden yararlanılmıştır. Bulgular: Hastaların yaş, hizmet alınan birim, eğitim ve cinsiyet gruplarına göre kadın ve erkek hekimlerin kıyafetlerine ilişkin tercih düzeyleri farklılaşmaktadır. Ayrıca tercih nedenleri ile kıyafet türü arasında da anlamlı fark bulunmaktadır. Sonuç: Hastaların kadın ve erkek hekimler için en çok tercih ettiği kıyafet beyaz vizit önlüğüdür. Ancak beyaz vizit önlüğünü tercih eden hastalar saygınlık, profesyonellik ve temizlik unsurlarını önemserken; güven ve rahatlatıcılık unsurlarını önemseme eğilimleri daha düşüktür. 


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Yılmaz Alarçin, E., Sözen, A.B., Bozbuğa, N., & İşsever, H. (2021). Patient Preferences Tendency Regarding Physician Uniforms. Journal of Advanced Research in Health Sciences, 4(2), 7-20. https://doi.org/10.26650/JARHS2021-862129


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Yılmaz Alarçin E, Sözen A B, Bozbuğa N, İşsever H. Patient Preferences Tendency Regarding Physician Uniforms. Journal of Advanced Research in Health Sciences. 2021;4(2):7-20. https://doi.org/10.26650/JARHS2021-862129


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Yılmaz Alarçin E, Sözen AB, Bozbuğa N, İşsever H. Patient Preferences Tendency Regarding Physician Uniforms. Journal of Advanced Research in Health Sciences [Internet]. 30 Jun. 2022 [cited 30 Jun. 2022];4(2):7-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.26650/JARHS2021-862129 doi: 10.26650/JARHS2021-862129


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Yılmaz Alarçin, Eda - Sözen, AhmetBilge - Bozbuğa, Nilgün - İşsever, Halim. Patient Preferences Tendency Regarding Physician Uniforms”. Journal of Advanced Research in Health Sciences 4/2 (Jun. 2022): 7-20. https://doi.org/10.26650/JARHS2021-862129



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Submitted15.01.2021
Accepted20.04.2021
Published Online19.06.2021

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