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KRAUSS, Catherine et al. Entrepreneurial intention of health sciences’ students in the Universidad Católica del Uruguay. Enfermería (Montevideo) [online]. 2018, vol.7, n.1, pp.43-56. ISSN 1688-8375.

This research is a descriptive study that analyzes the survey conducted on 1088 university students by the Center for Entrepreneurial Development of the Catholic University of Uruguay in 2016, within the framework of the annual global study of the Global University Entrepreneurial Spirit Students' Survey organized by the University of St. Gallen-Switzerland, audited by the consultancy Ernst & Young. The main focus is to compare the entrepreneurial intentions of the university students of the Catholic University of Uruguay, in particular the students of Health Sciences, versus the rest of the students. It is hypothesized that the level of intention to undertake of students of Health Sciences is lower compared to the rest of the students of said University, being the environment of the university an influential factor in said variable. After a quantitative analysis of statistical associations (chi-square tests) and difference of significant means, it is concluded that these students present a lower entrepreneurial intention than the rest of the students of the university expressed in percentage terms, but the differences are not statistically significant . However, it is noted that the environment, climate and study areas of the university favorably affect the intention to undertake

Keywords : Occupations; Area Health Education Centers; Students; Health Occupations.

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