Volume 15, Issue 1 (vol.15-2 2009)                   Horizon Med Sci 2009, 15(1): 52-60 | Back to browse issues page

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Hassanzadeh R ., Mahmoudi G, Jawadian M. Study of computer anxiety rate among faculty members and managers and managers. Horizon Med Sci. 2009; 15 (1) :52-60
URL: http://hms.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-526-en.html
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Background and Aim: Computer and technology widespread today through the world has engaged everybody in such a way and this has produced some anxiety and stresses in turn for operators. The purpose of this research is to study computer anxiety rate among faculty members and managers. Materials and Methods: In this descriptive study and for this purpose, 200 faculty members and managers were selected by using the stratified random sampling method. In this research two questionnaires were used: demographic characteristics and Computer Anxiety Rating Scale (CARS). Content, discrimination and concurrent validity of the questionnaires were established using a panel of experts. Reliability of CARS with using test-retest 0.92 was obtained. Research method is descriptive. In present study five hypotheses was tested. To analyze data, t-test was used. Results: Results of research showed that: 1)There is a relationship between rate computer anxiety and sex (t=2.543,p<0.05). 2) There isn't any relationship between rate computer anxiety and experience with computer (t=0.525,p>.05). 3) There is a relationship between rate computer anxiety and level of education (t=2.776,p<.05).3). 4) There is a relationship between rate computer anxiety and job experience (t=2.279,p<.05). 5) There is a relationship between rate computer anxiety and type of Job (t=0.179,p<0.05). Conclusion: This research indicated that there is a relationship between rate computer anxiety and demographic characteristics.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Internal Medicine
Received: 2009/07/8

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