The purposes of this study were, for “high school student officers of HOSA$ to (a) measure personality trait characteristics, (b) describe sample norms for trait characteristics, (c) determine the typical personality preference, (d) determine personality preferences associated with various leadership positions, (e) develop normative descriptions, and (f) compare :personality preferences associated with selected demographic variables. The samples included 115 HOSA in a southern state. The demographic questionnaire officers from 27 schools in two districts Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and a were used to collect t:he data. A typical student from the sample would be type indicated as Extroversion) Sensing/Feeling/Judging. Type indicators varied with officer position and level of service.
Walters, Norma J. R.N., Ph.D.; Wilmoth, James N. Ph.D.; and Pitts, Charlotte A. R.N., Ed.D.
"Personality Traits of High School HOSA Officers,"
Journal of Health Occupations Education: Vol. 3
, Article 9.
Available at: http://stars.library.ucf.edu/jhoe/vol3/iss2/9