Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP
Print version ISSN 0080-6234
NAKAMAE, Djair Daniel et al. Educational and socio-economic characterization of nursing student in the schools of Minas Gerais. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 1997, vol.31, n.1, pp. 109-118. ISSN 0080-6234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62341997000100009.
This study compare the profile of nursing students from public and private schools located in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil . It shows the similarities and differences between the two groups. The results show that the mosts ignificant diferences are related to school life, requisites for learning and the economic situation of the students. The private schools student is in disadvantage, he enters at university later, disposes less time to study, the majority works, his parents have less regular instruction. This results can be used by other professionals to continue this kind of research with a broader scope.
Keywords : Education in nursing; Profile of nursing student.