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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1993

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Kay Foland

Abstract

The objectives of the study are to: 1. Determine if there is a correlation between distance from health care assistance and length of time waited to report a productive cough by elderly frontier people. 2. Determine if there is a correlation between health beliefs as measured by the Health Inventory Questionnaire and length of time waited to report a productive cough by elderly frontier people. 3. Determine if there is a correlation between the ability to do work and length of time waited to report a productive cough by elderly frontier people.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Rural elderly -- Medical care
Health attitudes
Health behavior

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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