Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Deanne S. Allen
Michele L. Darby
Louise A. West
Call Number for Print
Special Collections LD4331.D46B47
The purpose of this investigation was to assess dental hygiene students' perceptions of themselves and the "typical dental hygienist" in regard to feminism. The accessible population was composed of all first-year, second-year, and post-certificate dental hygiene students at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Data were organized according to a 3x3x3 factorial research design with age, Q.P.A., and educational level as the assigned independent variables. The dependent variable, students' perceptions of themselves and the "typical dental hygienist," was measured by the Feminism II Scale.
Repeated measures analysis of variance yielded no statistically significant difference between dental hygiene students' perception of themselves and students' perception of the "typical dental hygienist." Additionally, no statistically significant interaction was observed among educational levels, age groups, and Q.P.A. groups as measured by Feminism II scores. All comparisons were at the 0.05 level of significance.
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Berg, Christine M..
"Dental Hygiene Students' Perceptions of Themselves and the Typical Dental Hygienist in Regard to Feminism"
(1980). Master of Science (MS), Thesis, Dental Hygiene, Old Dominion University, DOI: 10.25777/96mt-vh89