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Examination on the Doctors’ Participation in Leisure Time Activities

Journal: International Journal of Science Culture and Sport (IntJSCS) (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 383-395

Keywords : Doctor; leisure time activities; leisure time activities and doctors;

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The aim of this research is determine to level of doctor’s attending leisure activities rate and frequencies. The questionnaire has been conducted on 123 participants from 893 doctors who work in Elazığ. The acquired data has been analyzed via SPSS and arithmetic mean, percentage and frequency has been used. The doctors are shown a male, middle-aged, married, consultant and general practitioner weighted range. When the doctors’ frequency of participation into leisure time activities is examined, it has been determined the most frequently conducted activity is to spend time with-take care of their family and children with a percentage of 76.4 and frequency level of “always and frequently”. It has been specified reading a book, magazine, newspaper is a frequently conducted activity with the rate of 46.3 %. Watching TV, conversing-wandering with friends and using the internet are “frequently” done activities. The activities conducted “occasionally” by the doctors are determined as: listening to music, doing nothing-taking a rest, participating in social and cultural activities, doing exercises, and shopping. The activities conducted “rarely” are ranged as going to the cinema and theatre, strolling around fairs-picnic-parks. It has been seen that the activities doctors “never” participate in with the highest rate are going to bars, clubs, and beer houses, going to coffee houses, engaging in my hobbies, gardening and repairing. In consequence of the study, it has been determined the doctors spend their leisure time by doing activities that are effective and beneficial individually and socially.

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