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Submitted: 13 February 2017 Modified: 13 February 2017
HERDIN Record #: R04A-UPHBL-17021311563249

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FAMILY FUNCTIONING AND FREQUENCY OF CLINIC VISITS.

1Romeo R. Andaya
Reserach Coordinator, College of Medicine - UPH-Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University

Abstract

The study was done to determine the relationship between family functioning and frequency of clinic visits among families in Zone 1 Brgy. Sto. Domingo Binan, Laguna. The Family APGAR scoring was u to find out functionality of the family while frequency of clinic visits was determined based on the number of times the respondent visited a clinic a year prior to the study. Results show that 60% of the respondents belong to a highly functional family (8-10 points) while 40% belong to a dysfunctional family (4-7 points). Half of the highly functional families visited the clinic1-2 ties per year and 60% of the moderately dysfunctional family had more than 7 clinic visits per year. The dysfunctional families significantly visited the clinic more often that the functional family.

1.
Publication Type:
Journal
Publication Sub Type:
Journal Article, Original
Title:
UPH-Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University/Medical Center
Frequency:
Annual
Publication Date:
2015
Volume:
6
Issue:
6
Page(s):
29-38
Publisher:
UPH-Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University/Medical Center

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