INVESTIGATION AND CORRELATIVE FACTORS ANALYSIS OF HOSPICE COGNITION AND ACCEPTANCE DEGREE OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS IN NANHU DISTRICT OF JIAXING CITY
Yanyan Zhang, Jinghan Chen, Lianyun Wang, Yunlong Zu, Tongkun Shi
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Objective: To investigate the community residents’ cognition and acceptance of hospice in Nanhu District of Jiaxing city, and to provide evidence for the way and direction of hospice community publicity. Methods: Using convenient sampling method, the questionnaire was prepared by the residents of three communities in Jiaxing city. Results: A total of 74 questionnaires were collected, 70.27% of which did not know about hospice care. 71.62% of the surveyed residents accepted hospice care; Residents of different ages have different understandings of the service target and connotation of hospice. Compared with younger residents, > 50 years old residents have less understanding of the connotation of hospice service, including pain control, spiritual care and social support(Ｘ²=0.155,P=0.020);The higher the education level, the higher the proportion of residents who agreed that hospice included spiritual care(Ｘ²=0.001,P=0.002),and the higher the proportion who agree that hospice includes hospice care(Ｘ²=0.040,P=0.033).Conclusion: At present, the community residents in Nanhu District of Jiaxing city have
low awareness and high acceptance of hospice care.
Hospice care, community, cognition