Användning av vardagsteknik i dagliga aktiviteter hos personer i åldrarna 45-64 år
Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The role of technology is increasing and most of the population uses a variety of simple and complex everyday technology at home and society. The aim of this study was to describe relevance and difficulties in use of everyday technology in daily activities in individual´s aged 45-64 years. The study was designed quantitatively. The survey group comprised of 40 persons living in either countryside or large town. Data was conducted with the standardized assessment instrument Everyday Use Technology Questionnaire (ETUQ II). Data was analyzed in a computer software program and was presented with descriptive statistics. The result showed that there are differences in the relevance and difficulties in the use of everyday technology in individuals from countryside and large town. Differences in the relevance were found within the areas of household activities, activities in the home, power tools and work. Difficulties in use of everyday technology were found within the areas activities in the home, power tools, telecommunication and work. In conclusion, the study indicates that the relevance and difficulties in the use of everyday technology can be influenced where individual´s live. Everyday technology is relevant to individual's daily activities and occupational therapists need to pay attention to the factors that may affect the difficulty of use.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 35 p.
Medicin, everyday technology, daily activities, participation, occupational
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-45247Local ID: 2f6dff10-e9fc-4a2a-931b-3a5c3c82f423OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-45247DiVA: diva2:1018533
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 15 credits
Occupational Therapist, bachelor’s level
Larsson Lund, Maria
Validerat; 20110619 (anonymous)2016-10-042016-10-04Bibliographically approved