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Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion
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Volume 31, Issue 5 - Dec 2014
Volume 31, Issue 4 - Oct 2014
Volume 31, Issue 3 - Sep 2014
Volume 31, Issue 2 - Jun 2014
Volume 31, Issue 1 - Mar 2014
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Factors associated with Suicidal Ideation by Age Group among Korean Adults: Using the Fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey(KNHANES V, 2012)
Kim, Sun-Young ; Jung, Mi-Yeong ; Kim, Kyeong-Na ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 31, issue 2, 2014, Pages 1~14
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2014.31.2.1
Objectives: This study aimed to investigate factors influencing suicidal ideation among Korean adults. Methods: Cross-sectional data from the fifth Korea National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey conducted in 2012 were analyzed in this study. The subjects were categorized into three groups by subjects' age(defined as young adults(20-39), middle-aged adults(40-59), and the elderly(60 or more). Data were analyzed by frequency, Chi-square test and multiple logistic regression using SPSS 18.0. Results: The factors influencing suicidal ideation were different among three age groups. The influencing factors were (1) gender, marital status, household income, perceived stress and depression in the young adult group, (2) household income, perceived health status, perceived stress and depression in the middle-aged group, (3) gender, regular physical activity, smoking, perceived health status, perceived stress and depression in the elderly group. Conclusions: The health education considering the characteristics of each age group should be developed and applied to prevent adults' suicidal ideation because the factors influencing suicidal ideation were revealed differently between the age groups.
Factors related to Drinking Problems among the Homeless in Homeless Facilities in Incheon
Kim, Hee Kyung ; Lee, Mihyoung ; Han, Jin Sook ; Lee, Sang Hee ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 31, issue 2, 2014, Pages 15~26
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2014.31.2.15
Objectives: This study investigates the drinking state of the homeless, including the factors that influence this state, and the related services that the homeless require. Methods: A total of 163 adults residing in homeless shelters in Incheon, were recruited from November 15 to December 28, 2013. The Korean version of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test was used. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics, ANOVA, chi-square, and logistic regression. All analyses were conducted using SPSS 18. Results: Among the respondents, 59.5% engaged in normal drinking, 17.2% engaged in problem drinking and 23.3% suffered from high risk drinking. Alcohol Problems of homeless were found to increase along with total drinking periods. And high risk drinker were more likely to have 3.2 times of loneliness, 6.5 times of insomnia, and the reason for homeless is alcohol problem 14.0 times higher. Conclusions: Alcohol problems among the homeless are chronic and difficult to solve through temporary measures and short-term interventions. Therefore, the development of appropriate services and policies for the homeless is important. The results of the study can be used as a basis for the development of management measures tailored to the distinctive needs of the homeless.
Content Analysis of Smoking Scenes in Korean Box-Office Hits in 2000-2013
Jung, Minsoo ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 31, issue 2, 2014, Pages 27~40
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2014.31.2.27
Objectives: While cinema is regarded in the contemporary popular leisure activities, the presentation smoking scenes in films has not been fully studied. We investigated Korean box-office hit movies by using content analysis. Methods: We sampled fifty-one hit films played in Korean cinemas during the period 2000-2013. Here, a hit film is defined as a movie viewed by at least 5,000,000 audiences. Results: We found that 78.1% of the Korean hit films contained smoking scenes, whereas only 15.6% of the American hit films were so. Films with the more frequent number of smoking scenes could be lined up in the order of crime, thriller, and action genres (p<.05). Smoking actors were leading roles, hence attractive characters appealing to the audience. Moreover, the smoking rate of female characters in the films was determined to be 3.66 times greater than the actual smoking rate of females in reality. Conclusions: Smoking scenes are likely to affect the audiences' cognitive priming and/or social learning with respect to smoking. Therefore, it would be necessary to set a restriction standard to the frequency of smoking scenes to appear Korean films, and to consider it as an important factor in the assigning a screening grade to such films.
An Analysis of the Contents of Medication Education in Health Textbooks for Children and Adolescents
Kim, Kwon Ha ; Kang, Eun Jeong ; Park, Hye Kyung ; Lee, Eui-Kyung ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 31, issue 2, 2014, Pages 41~53
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2014.31.2.41
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the education contents on safe use of medications in healthcare textbooks for elementary, middle and high schools. Methods: We examined 6 textbooks for the
grade, 4 textbooks for middle school, 3 textbooks for high school, and 5 education materials published by the Korea Food and Drug Administration, National Health Insurance Service, and Seoul City Government. To evaluate the contents in health textbooks, we developed the 30 evaluation items. Results: Middle school textbooks had the most educational contents followed by high school and elementary school textbooks. Public education materials for the teenagers included more educational contents than those for children. The education material published by National Health Insurance Service had the highest score and the rest of the books earned under 15. And there were no core contents in medication education. Conclusions: Medication education through health textbooks should be strengthened to raise the level of medication awareness, to use medications safely, to prevent the drug abuse and misuse, and to establish the responsible judgment of medication information in the mass media. The current contents were found to be insufficient to meet these goals of medication education.
The Effect of the Telemedicine Service System Application for the Patients with Hypertension at Community Health Practitioner Posts in Gangwon Province
Kwon, Myung Soon ; Noh, Ghee-Young ; Choi, Jounghwa ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 31, issue 2, 2014, Pages 55~64
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2014.31.2.55
Objectives: This study is to identify the effects of utilizing a telemedicine service system on patients with hypertension at home in rural areas. Methods: The study was designed to be a retrospective case-control study. The subjects of this study were 152patients with hypertension who were managed by community health practitioner posts; using telemedicine service system group (n=76), usual care group (n=76). The data was collected through EMR (electric medical record) from September to December, 2013, and analyzed by descriptive statistics of
/t-test and ANCOVA. Results: The analysis showed that telemedicine service system was an effective way to deal with body weight (F=4.723, p=.031) and BMI (F=5.225, p=.024). Conclusions: This study provides evidence for utilizing the telemedicine service system based on information technology as intervention method in the hypertension management.
Evaluation of Promotional Internet Health Information about Health Functional Foods
Choi, Ji Young ; Lee, Jin-Seok ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 31, issue 2, 2014, Pages 65~78
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2014.31.2.65
Objectives: The aim of this study is to evaluate promotional Internet health information on health functional foods with regard to labeling information, website structure, and overall quality. Methods : The websites of 15 producers of three health functional foods (Red ginseng, vitamin, aloe) were selected. Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) required labeling information was used to evaluate the integrity of basic information, and the structural properties of the websites were investigated. Moreover, DISCERN instrument was used to evaluate reliability and quality of information. Results : 1) Among MFDS required labeling information, seven items, including 'sell by date', and 'possible side effects' were not fully specified, and only 6.7% of Internet advertisements provided 'possible side effects'. 2) Each of 92.9% of these websites offered 'Introducation to websites and producers', and 'customer service', whereas only 64.3% and 42.9% of these websites offered 'FAQ about website utilization' and 'multilingual support', respectively. 3) The evaluation using DISCERN instrument showed the scores of
in quality, and
in overall quality. Conclusions : Current promotional Internet health information on health functional foods has various weaknesses in terms of reliability and quality that need to be improved.
Influences on Practical Intention of Breast Self-Examination among High School Girls' Knowledge and Attitude about Breast Self-Examination
Chung, Bokyae ; Lee, Sunhee ; Seong, Jeonghye ; Chun, Youngmi ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 31, issue 2, 2014, Pages 79~87
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2014.31.2.79
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the Influences on practical intention of Breast Self-Examination (BSE) in high school girls' knowledge and attitude about BSE. Methods: The participants were 208 high school girls from D city. Data were collected from August 7, to August 9 in 2013 by a questionnaire. Data were analyzed with SPSS/WIN 19.0 using ANOVA, one sample t-test, Pearson correlation, and stepwise multiple regression. Results: The factors influencing the practical intention of BSE were attitude (
) and knowledge (
). The explanatory power of this model was 16.7%. Conclusions: The results of this study revealed that knowledge and positive attitude of BSE influenced on the practical intention of BSE. Therefore, It is needed to develop the education program to obtain the knowledge and positive attitude of BSE for high school girls.