Investigations on Daily Life and Consciousness of Longevous People in Korea -V. The Attitute on the Health, Disease and Suffering of Longevous people in the Past-

우리나라 장수자(長壽者)의 생활(生活) 및 의식조사(意識調査)에 관한 연구(硏究) -V. 과거(過去)의 건강질병(健康疾病) 및 고통(苦痛)에 대한 태도(態度)-

  • Published : 1987.11.30

Abstract

The present study was designed to be link a part of the research on the investigation on daily life and consciousness of the longevous people in Korea, and to investigate the health conditions, and the attitude on disease and suffering of longevous people in the past. 1. By the health conditions of longevous people between 40 ana 60 years, 'very good' showed the highest figure of 71.0%, followed by 'ordinary' (21.6%). Consequently it is found that 92.6% of total longevous people surveyed maintained the good health conditions above ordinary. 2. Of the experiences of disease and/or injury after 60 years of longevous people, 'never' showed the highest figure of 74.7%, while 'had' showed the only 22.6% of total longevous people surveyed. 3. Of the details of disease and/or injury after 60 years of longevous people, 'digestive disease' showed the highest figure of 32.6 %, followed by 'apoplexia cerebri & hypertensions' (14.0%) and 'heart disease' (14.0%), and followed by 'respiratory disease' (12.8%). 4. Of the experiences of suffering between 40 and 60 years of longevous people, 'never' showed 55.7% of total longevous people surveyed, while the frequency of suffering decreased in the order of 'once' (22.7%), '2 times' (15. 8%) and '3 times' (4.7%). By the details of suffering between 40 and 60 years of longevous people, 'family life' showed the highest figure of 85. 1%, followed by 'business' (10. 1%). 5. By the attitude on suffering of longevous people, 'tried to forget soon' showed the highest figure of 31.2%, followed by 'continuous worried' (33. 3%), and followed by 'not worried' (7.2%).

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