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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The researchers bow down with humility in acknowledging the Divine

Providence for the wisdom and inspiration he bestowed on us, “the very reason

that we do exist and that we’re able to accomplish this study”… THANK YOU!

Overwhelming gratitude and THANKS to our parents, for the financial and

moral support, for the love, time and everything; it has given us the enthusiasm

to strive for the best and thank you for the greatest gift you all shared to us,

Education.

Our siblings and friends, in your own little ways you all impelled us to

complete this study, thanks.

And certainly to the ever hardworking, solicitous and indispensable nursing

research instructor Mrs. Expeditha Bandiola who have been so supportive and

who have bestowed on us sage advises and knowledge, an adept teacher who

doesn’t stop till his students may be able to learn. We hope that we can never

forget her, thank you…

To our dean of the College of Nursing, Ms. Fidela B. Ansale, RN MAN for

recognizing the work and the welfare of the Nursing students. For supporting us

fully ma’am, we appreciate it.

Thank you also to Mr.Francis Marfori for being a critic and as a panel for our

research. Thanks for the advices for the further improvement of our study.

To all the people in Tagoloan who have been a big part of the completion of

the study, especially to the honorable mayor Mr. Yevgony “BAMBI” Emano; and
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to his executive assistant Brgy. Capt. Mr. Roger Achas for accommodating us

warmly and for providing us some answers of our questions that we needed to

finish this research.

To the Tagoloan Nat’l Police, thank you for the concerns and for guiding us

where to consult and where to go. Thank you so much.

To Ms. Maria Luisa Yrastorza for the eternal and divine considerations she

has granted us especially the advices she gave us which served for us to ponder.

ThanK U ma’amY. We Love You MA’AMY!!

Sincerest thank you to the management of PHIVIDEC Industrial Authority

and of the Mindanao Container Terminal; especially to Mr. Gudofredo De

Guzman, Mr. Jose Mari Fernandez.; and to all the guards and employees

especially Mr. Hinlo who welcomed us; for the inspiring cooperation and

hospitability and of course for being the key towards the achievement of our

study.

We also would like to extend our sincere gratitude and genuine thanks to

those individuals and institutions whose priceless assistance and collaboration

lead us to the culmination of our research, we owe you so much…

And to all the people who, in their own little ways have made this study

prolific and challenging…. THANK YOU!!


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ABSTRACT

1. Title: Assessment of the Determinants of health of the employees of

Mindanao Container Terminal of Philippine Veterans Investment

Development Corporation, Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental

2. THIRD YEAR NURSING STUDENT OF CAPITOL UNIVERSITY,

SCHOOL YEAR 2008-2009

3. Authors: Azpa, Krystel Ann

Paclar, Lani Kristine

Palomares, John Rey

Salada, Ar Evans

Torres, Sheila Mae

4. Type of Document: Research Report

5. Type of Publication: Unpublished

6. Host Institution:

7. Mindanao Container Terminal, Philippine Veterans Investment

Development Corporation.

Address: PHIVIDEC Industrial Authority, Administration Building, Mindanao

Container Terminal

8. Sponsor: None

9. Key Words: Biological, Demographic and socio-cultural factor,

Environmental factor, Health and Medical history.


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Summary

This study provides in depth information and analysis of

assessment of the determinants of health of the employees/workers of

Mindanao Container Terminal of Philippine Veterans Investment

Development Corporation. This study comprises of the different departments

of the administration building and the port operations division of the terminal

operations building of the Mindanao Container Terminal. The researchers

used descriptive and quantitative methods and provided a questionnaire

which was patterned and adopted from questionnaire and data sheet of the

Family Nursing Care Plan which was formulated by the World Health

Organization. It questions regarding the profile of the respondents in terms of

gender, age, religion and ethnic background. The researchers wanted to

know the biological, demographic socio-cultural background of the

workers/employees, the environmental conditions of the company and the

health and medical history of the employees/workers.

A simple random sampling design was implemented using the Slovin’s

formula and responses were subjected in percentage

To sum up, Mindanao Container Terminal of Philippine Veterans

Investments Development Corporation can be the tool for a progressive

industrial community that is socially, economically and environmentally sound

contributing to the growth and development of the country. And another is as

a company totally dependent of its work force they prove themselves


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responsible and worthy of being called a “world class facility” capable of

uplifting the social and economic as well as health status of our Nation.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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TITLE PAGE i

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ii

ABSTRACT iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS vii

LIST OF TABLES x

LIST OF FIGURES xv

Chapter 1 THE PROBLEM

Introduction 1

Conceptual Framework 4

Schematic Diagram 6

Statement of the Problem 7

Significance of the Study 8

Scope and Limitation 10

Definition of Terms 11

Chapter 2: REVIEWS OF RELATED LITERATURE AND RELATED STUDIES

Related Literature 13

Related Studies 24

Chapter 3: METHODOLOGY
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Research Design 37

Research Locale 37

Research Respondents 40

Sampling Procedure 40

Research Instrument 43

Statistical Treatment 43

Chapter 4 PRESENTATIONS, ANALYSIS AND

INTERPRETATION OF DATA 44

Chapter 5 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND

RECOMMENDATIONS

Summary 79

Findings 79

Conclusions 89

Recommendations 90

REFERENCES 91

APPENDICES

A. Letters

B. Sample Questionnaire

C. Documentation

CURRICULUM VITAE
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LIST OF TABLES
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Problem One: What are the Biological, Demographic and Socio-

cultural Factors of the employees/workers of Mindanao Container Terminal

in terms of age, sex, ethnic background, religious affiliation, participation

of company’s activities and the availability of company’s privileges?

Table 1: Biological, Demographic and Socio-cultural factors of the

worker/employees of Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of their Age bracket

Page: 44

Table 2: Biological, Demographic and Socio-cultural factors of the

worker/employees of Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of Gender or Sex

Page: 46

Table 3: Biological, Demographic and Socio-cultural factors of the

worker/employees of Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of their Ethnic

Background

Page: 47

Table 4: Biological, Demographic and Socio-cultural factors of the

worker/employees of Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of their

Religious Affiliation

Page: 49
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Table 5: Biological, demographic and socio-cultural factors of the

employees of Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of the participation of

the workers towards company’s activities

Page: 50

Table 6: Biological, demographic and socio-cultural factors of o employees

of Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of the patronization of the

company’s health privileges.

Page: 52

Problem two: What are the Environmental factors of the

employees/workers of Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of the

company’s working facilities, safety against accidental hazards, sources of

food, water supply, toilet facility, garbage and refuse disposal system,

drainage system, social and health programs, safety programs/drills, safety

rules/policies and the communication and transportation system of the

company?

Table 7: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of

Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of

The company’s working facilities

Page: 54
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Table 8: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of the company’s

Safety towards accident hazard

Page: 55

Table 9: Environmental Factors of employees/workers of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of the company’s sources of food.

Page: 57

Table 10: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of the company’s water supply.

Page: 58

Table 11: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of the company’s Toilet facilities.

Page: 60

Table 12: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of the company’s waste and refused disposal

Page: 61

Table 13: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of

Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of the company’s drainage system

Page: 63
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Table 14: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of

Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of the company’s social and health

facilities

Page: 64

Table 15: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of

Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of the company’s social and health

programs

Page: 65

Table 16: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of

Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of the company’s safety programs

and drills

Page: 67

Table 17: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of

Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of the company’s rules and policies

for safety

Page: 68

Table 18: Environmental Factors of the employees/workers of

Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of the company’s communication

and transportation system

Page: 70
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Problem three: What are the Health and Medical history of the

employees/workers of Mindanao Container Terminal in terms of previous

hospitalization/illnesses, hereditary diseases, value towards health and

health chief complaints

Table 19: Health and Medical History of the employees of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of history of work related past hospitalization

or illness

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Table 20: Health and Medical History of the employees of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of history of any heredity diseases (self and

family members).

Page: 72

Table 21: Health and medical history of the employees of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of hereditary diseases (self and family

members)

Page: 74

Table 22: Health and Medical History of the employees of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of how much they value their health

Page: 75
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Table 23: Health and Medical History of the employees of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of complaints regarding health condition.

Page: 76

Table 24: Health and Medical History of the employees of Mindanao

Container Terminal in terms of complained illnesses

Page: 78
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LIST OF FIGURES

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Figure 1: ECO-SYSTEM INFLUENCES ON OPTIMUM LEVEL OF

FUNCTIONING (OLOF) 22
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