Evaluation of the knowledge and opinions of university students in rational drug use

Doğan M. , Saraç B.

Cumhuriyet Medical Journal, vol.42, no.1, pp.49-55, 2020 (International Refereed University Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.7197/cmj.vi.690789
  • Title of Journal : Cumhuriyet Medical Journal
  • Page Numbers: pp.49-55


Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the knowledge and opinions of students at Sivas Cumhuriyet University on rational drug use.

Method: In this study, 400 students at different faculties at Sivas Cumhuriyet University constituted the universe of this study. All students who agreed to participate in the study were included. A questionnaire consisting of 17 questions about rational drug use was prepared and students were allowed to participate in the survey with their own consent.

Results: In our study, the responses of the participants to the questions in the questionnaire study were evaluated. According to the results, it was observed that the participants do not have sufficient information about rational drug utilization. It was observed 230 women participants and 170 men participants included in our study.

Conclusions: As a result of the survey, the opinions of the participants were evaluated. According to the results obtained, the majority of the participants should be informed about rational drug use