Influence of self-control on stress management and oral health related quality of life in high school students

일부 고등학생의 자기 통제력이 스트레스와 구강건강 관련 삶의 질에 대한 조절효과 연구

Lee, Ga-ryoung

  • Received : 2016.03.09
  • Accepted : 2016.04.06
  • Published : 2016.04.30


Objectives: The purpose of the study is to investigate the influence of self-control on stress management and oral health related quality of life in high school students. Methods: A self-reported questionnaire was completed by 422 high school students in Ulsan from December 1, 2014 to February 20, 2015. The study instrument consisted of stress and self-control. The stress instrument included 17 items modified by Kim and Lee. The self-control instrument was modified by Kim and had 20 items. Pearson's correlation analysis was conducted to analyze the relationship between stress, self-control and oral health related quality of life. Regression analysis was used to analyze the effect of the stress on oral heal related quality of life. Hierarchical regression analysis was done to analyze the control effect of self-control in the relationship between the stress and oral health related quality of life. Results: The higher stress level resulted in the lower oral heal related quality of life. The higher self-control maintained the higher oral health related quality of life. The higher long term pursuit of satisfaction led to higher oral health related quality of life. The immediate suppression of satisfaction had a positive influence on the higher oral health related quality of life. Conclusions: There were significant correlations in self-control on stress management and oral health related quality of life.


high school student;oral health related quality of life;self-control;stress


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