Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2019 , Vol 10, Issue 2
Investigation The Level of Financial Literacy: An Application On Students of Health Management Department
Özlem Özer1
1Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi, İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi, Sağlık Yönetimi Bölümü, Burdur, Türkiye DOI : 10.31067/0.2019.147 Aim: The aim of this study is to determine the financial literacy levels of health management department students and to reveal the demographic features of the students and to determine whether it has an effect on the perception of financial literacy or not.

Methods: The population of the study is composed of students from the Department of Health Management who are training in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at a state university in Turkey. The sample was not selected in the study, tried to reach the whole universe (345) and the data were obtained from a total of 276 students. Data were collected by questionnaires. Descriptive statistics, significance test of two means, oneway analysis of variance (ANOVA) were used.

Results: The study findings showed that interest, attitude and expenditure sub-scales of financial literacy perceptions of the students were found to be statistically significant in terms of gender. In addition, interest, perception and expenditure sub-scales of financial literacy were found to be statistically and significantly different in terms of place of residence.

Conclusion: In the study, the perceptions of students, associated with financial literacy were determined as a medium-level on the basis of sub-dimensions. Keywords : Financial literacy, health management students