Mediterranean Nursing
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Determining the Gender Attitudes of Individuals in Different Generations Living in Northern Cyprus

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Near East University Faculty of Nursing, Nicosia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

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Health Division, Municipality of Dikmen, Kyrenia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Mediterranean Nursing and Midwifery 2021; 1: 107-112
DOI: 10.5152/MNM.2022.21025
Read: 487 Downloads: 145 Published: 01 December 2021

Objective: The research was conducted to determine the attitudes of the different generations living in the center of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

Method: A descriptive and cross-sectional survey was conducted on 352 people. Data was collected by means of face-to-face interviews during home visits with the ‘Socio-Demographic Questionnaire’ and ‘Gender Role Attitude Scale’. The research was carried out between 1 April and 30 May 2018.

Results: Participants attitudes towards gender roles are moderate 111±7.0. The highest score was found in the ‘egalitarian gender role’ subscale 32.63±4.34. Participants have received the lowest score from the ‘male gender role’ subscale 13.12±4.1. There was a statistically significant difference between the gender role and the generations in the four subscales (p < .05). The silent generation was found to be statistically different generation in four subscales (p < .05). There was a statistically significant relationship between education level of the person, education of the parents, marriage type of the parents, longest place to live, eqalitarian gender role, marriage role, traditional gender role, male role (p < .05).

Conclusion: Participants attitudes towards gender roles were moderately positive, with the highest score being found in the ‘eqalitarian gender role’ and the lowest score being in the ‘male gender role’.

Cite this article as: Necipoğlu D, Akgör M, Bebiş H, Seviğ Ü. (2022). Determining the Gender Attitudes of Individuals in Different Generations Living in Northern Cyprus. Mediterranean Nursing and Midwifery, 1(3), 107-112.

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