A study on the dietary intake and health of aged person II -Based in elderly person in Young Dong area-

노인의 식이섭취 실태와 건강상태에 관한 연구 II -영동지역을 중심으로-

  • Yum, Cho-Ae (Department of Food and Nutrition, Sookmyung Women's University) ;
  • Jang, Myung-Sook (Department of Home Economic Education, Kwandong College) ;
  • Lee, Hyun-Ok (Department of Food and Nutrition, Anyang Technical Junior College)
  • 염초애 (숙명여자대학교 식품영양학과) ;
  • 장명숙 (관동대학 가정교육과) ;
  • 이현옥 (안양공업전문대학 식품영양과)
  • Published : 1987.11.30


The Purpose of this study· was to investigate the dietary intake and health for male and female old persons living in Young Dong by mean of questionnaire and interview. The results from the above survey are summerized as follows ; 1. The aged average height, weight, and physical index were 166cm, 60kg, 19.31 in male, 156cm, 50kg, 20.27 in female which were almost the same as the Korean average standard (male; 167. 0cm, 61. 0kg, 21.8, female; 156cm, 53.0kg, 21.8). Among the condition of diseases, neuralgia was 45.3%, hypertension was 12.2%, constipation was 10.4%. 2. Correlation coefficients between systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and age were significant(P<0.05, P<0.01), and also those between systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and Body Mass Index were significant(P<0.01, P<0.005). 3. Correlation of food intake frequency of protein group, calcium group, vitamin and mineral group was divided three levels-Good, Fair, Poor. Food intake frequency as the factors(three groups) which might influence the condition of health was partly significant (P<0.05, P<0.1).