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Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion
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Volume 30, Issue 5 - Dec 2013
Volume 30, Issue 4 - Oct 2013
Volume 30, Issue 3 - Sep 2013
Volume 30, Issue 2 - Jun 2013
Volume 30, Issue 1 - Mar 2013
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An Analysis of Factors Affecting Energy Drink Consumption in College Students
Yun, Haesun ; Kim, Su Hee ; Lee, Chung Yul ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 30, issue 3, 2013, Pages 1~12
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2013.30.3.001
Objectives: The objective of this study was to investigate the patterns of energy drink consumption and associated factors in a group of college students in South Korea. Methods: Cross-sectional, self-report survey data were collected from 231 college students in November of 2012 and were analyzed by logistic regression. Results: Students consuming energy drinks accounted for 81.8% of the entire sample and 40.3% of the sample reported that they mixed with alcoholic drink. The most common reason for drinking an energy drink was "To stay awake", followed by "To relieve fatigue". In logistic regression analysis, statistically significant predictors of energy drink consumption was alcohol drinking behavior. Conclusions: Consumption of energy drinks has been quite common in college students. Awareness of college students regarding potential health effects of energy drinks, in particular, those of mixing alcoholic beverage, should be increased through health education.
Influencing Factors on the Health Promotion Behaviors of North Korean Refugee Adolescent in a Specialization School
Jun, Eunkyoung ; Lee, Jinhwa ; Kim, Soon-Lae ; Kang, Min-Jeoung ; Kwon, InSook ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 30, issue 3, 2013, Pages 13~23
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2013.30.3.013
Objectives: This study was conducted to find out health behaviors and health promotion behaviors and their influencing factors among North Korean refugee adolescents. Methods: All the 139 students registered in a specialization school which provided regular school curriculum for the North Korean refugee adolescents participated in the survey. Collected data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, and multiple regression analysis. Results: Current smoking, alcohol drinking and experience of depression in North Korean refugee adolescents were more prevalent than those of South Korean adolescents. Self-esteem, self-efficacy and social support were identified as factors affecting health promotion behavior. Conclusions: Health promotion program is needed to reduce the North Korean refugee adolescents' depression and to stop smoking and drinking. In the process of creating these programs, of creating program, we should consider self-esteem, self-efficacy and social support in the educational method to make these programs be effective.
School Bullying Victimization, Health Status and Stress Coping Behavior of Middle School Students
Choi, Mi-Kyoung ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 30, issue 3, 2013, Pages 25~34
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2013.30.3.025
Objectives: The main purpose of this study was to examine factors influencing school bullying victimization of middle school students in relation to social support, self-esteem, stress coping behavior, and health status. Methods: The questionnaire survey was carried out on a convenience sample of 441 middle school students. The data analysis procedure included frequency,
-test, t-test, and multiple logistic regression. Results: It was found that 18% of the subjects were bullied by other students. Multiple logistic regression analysis revealed that the factors such as sex(OR=2.35, p=.006), aggressive coping behavior(OR=1.18, p=.028), and health status(OR=1.04, p=.002) were significant affecting factors. Conclusions: The findings suggest that to prevent middle school students' bullying victimization, it is necessary to design intervention programs that considering their health status and stress coping behavior.
Depression Cognition and Health Promoting Behaviors of Smoking and Non-smoking College Students
Kim, Mi-Ok ; Yu, Mi ; Ju, Se-Jin ; Kim, Kyeong-Suk ; Choi, Jung-Hyun ; Kim, Hee-Jeong ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 30, issue 3, 2013, Pages 35~46
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2013.30.3.035
Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the degree of depression cognition and health promoting behaviors of smoking and non-smoking college students. Methods: The research design was a descriptive survey study, and 379 college students were selected by convenience sampling. Measurements were Fagerstrom test for Nicotine Dependence, Depressive cognition and Health Promotion Lifestyle Profile-II. Descriptive statistics, Pearson's correlation, and logistic regression were used to analyze the data. Results: 1) Smoking students showed lower scores in depressive cognitions than non-smoking students, which means that the smoker's depression was higher than the non-smokers. 2) Depressive cognition and health promoting behaviors were negatively correlated for the smokers (r=-.30, p<.01), while they were positively correlated for the non-smokers (r=.45, p<.001). 3) The variables predicting the smoker's health promoting behavior were physical activity (OR .24), health responsibility (OR .25), spiritual growth (OR 5.10), stress management (OR 4.41), extrovert personality (OR .25), and depressive cognition (OR 1.81). Conclusions: Depression and health promoting behavior should be considered in the smoking cessation programs for college students.
Factors Relating to the Mental Health of Correctional Officers
Lee, Hyo Young ; Im, Hyuk ; Kim, Hye Sook ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 30, issue 3, 2013, Pages 47~58
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2013.30.3.047
Objectives: Everyday correctional officers confront with so many criminals, so this situation could be a bad environment on correctional officer's mental health. But the study about their mental health status and related factors have rarely been focused, and besides, the actual mental health conditions of them have also been rarely investigated. Consequently, this study aimed to identify mental health status and related factors of correctional officers. Methods: Data were collected from July 10 to August 25, 2012. The Participants included 1,496 correctional officers in 50 correctional facilities. Results: The risk factors of mental health problems were living in urban region, 40 ages group, less experience in correctional field, unmarried marital status & not living with their spouse, over nine hours contact with criminals and so forth. On the other hand, stress coping methods were not related with socioeconomic and other factors. Conclusions: Lessening working hours or contact hours with criminals, providing a risk-group management for those who have many risk factors, making self-support group will be helpful to manage or promote their mental health status. Besides, employee assistance programs should be developed such as job stress management methods or counselling communication skills.
Multivariate Analysis of Factors for Search on Suicide Using Social Big Data
Song, Tae Min ; Song, Juyoung ; An, Ji-Young ; Jin, Dallae ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 30, issue 3, 2013, Pages 59~73
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2013.30.3.059
Objectives: The study is aimed at examining the individual reasons and regional/environmental factors of online search on suicide using social big data to predict practical behaviors related to suicide and to develop an online suicide prevention system on the governmental level. Methods: The study was conducted using suicide-related social big data collected from online news sites, blogs, caf
s, social network services and message boards between January 1 and December 31, 2011 (321,506 buzzes from users assumed as adults and 67,742 buzzes from those assumed as teenagers). Technical analysis and development of the suicide search prediction model were done using SPSS 20.0, and the structural model, nd multi-group analysis was made using AMOS 20.0. Also, HLM 7.0 was applied for the multilevel model analysis of the determinants of search on suicide by teenagers. Results: A summary of the results of multivariate analysis is as follows. First, search on suicide by adults appeared to increase on days when there were higher number of suicide incidents, higher number of search on drinking, higher divorce rate, lower birth rate and higher average humidity. Second, search on suicide by teenagers rose on days when there were higher number of teenage suicide incidents, higher number of search on stress or drinking and less fine dust particles. Third, the comparison of the results of the structural equation model analysis of search on suicide by adults and teenagers showed that teenagers were more likely to proceed from search on stress to search on sports, drinking and suicide, while adults significantly tended to move from search on drinking to search on suicide. Fourth, the result of the multilevel model analysis of determinants of search on suicide by teenagers showed that monthly teenagers suicide rate and average humidity had positive effect on the amount of search on suicide. Conclusions: The study shows that both adults and teenagers are influenced by various reasons to experience stress and search on suicide on the Internet. Therefore, we need to develop diverse school-level programs that can help relieve teenagers of stress and workplace-level programs to get rid of the work-related stress of adults.
Domestic Research Trends in Health Education
Kwon, Soo Ja ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 30, issue 3, 2013, Pages 75~84
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2013.30.3.075
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to identify the domestic research trends in health education published in journals and dissertations, and to provide recommendations for quality improvement. Methods: 277 papers published from 1960 to 2009 were reviewed using criteria of analysis. The results were displayed as frequencies and percentages. Results: The contents of the health education were very poor compared with the Health Promotion Act. In health education program developing and evaluation process, papers on the assessment stage occupied the largest portion. In research methodology; the survey study, school field, the questionnaire research tool and inferential statistics were the most applied. Master theses were the largest number. Conclusions: This review suggests that the published papers, in some instances, have been poorly done. However, this study may provide future guidelines for health education research, and it is hoped that higher level research can be accomplished.