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Volume 32, Issue 5 - Dec 2015
Volume 32, Issue 4 - Oct 2015
Volume 32, Issue 3 - Sep 2015
Volume 32, Issue 2 - Jun 2015
Volume 32, Issue 1 - Mar 2015
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The effects and related factors of public service announcement on hand-washing
Kim, Hyun-Soo ; Lee, Moo-Sik ; Kim, Byung-Hee ; Yang, Nam-Young ; Hwang, Hae-Jung ; Hong, Jee-Young ; Hong, Soo-Jin ; Kim, Eun-Young ; Kim, Young-Tek ; Park, Youn-Jin ; Lim, Go-Un ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 32, issue 2, 2015, Pages 1~13
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2015.32.2.1
Objectives: This study was conducted to investigate derived factors associated with a public service announcement on handwashing to evaluate the effect of this announcement. Methods: In early september, 1,000 persons over 19 years old was investigated by Computer Aided Telephone Interview, at last 993 persons for analysis. Outcomes were the exposure to the public service announcements on handwashing, the comprehension of this announcements, the intention of behavioral change and the practice of handwashing. Results: In particular, the proportion of exposure is more women and highly educated. The comprehension of the announcement was no statistically significant difference. The intention of behavior change showed higher in workers and understanding of the announcements. The practice of handwashing is higher in women and lower in student/unemployed. There was no difference in practice in accordance with the exposure, the comprehension and the intention of behavioral change. Conclusions: About the comprehension of the announcements and the intention of behavioral change, the effects of the public service announcements on handwashing can be very positive. But it does not affect the actual practice of hand washing. The handwashing promotion programs will have to devise a strategy and structure, operation method considering realistic and scalable platform.
Association with smoking behavior, environmental factors and health promoting lifestyle among Korean university students
Kim, Young-Bok ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 32, issue 2, 2015, Pages 15~26
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2015.32.2.15
Objectives: This study performed to analyze general characteristics, environmental factors, and health promoting lifestyle by smoking behavior among university students. Methods: In 2011, interview survey was conducted with 700 Korean students of university and college in located 7 metropolitan cities and the biggest province (Gyeonggido). To examine the factors related to smoking behavior, it collected environmental factors, health promoting lifestyle, and mental health. Multiple logistic regression analysis for survey data identified the difference of smoking behavior. Results: The 20.4% of university students was current smoker. Smoking rate of male was higher than that of female. The university students residing in Seoul and surrounding areas were less likely to have smoking behavior than them residing in local areas. In multiple regression models, difference by gender, academic year, college level, college type, region, secondary smoking exposure time, health status, monthly drinking, alcohol use disorder, and eating breakfast remained significantly (p<0.01, p<0.05). Conclusion: Future efforts should be focused on association between health risk factors and environment factors in physical, mental, and social aspects. To achieve this, we will need to provide the integrated health promotion program to decrease smoking problems of university students.
Relationship between local authority deprivation and activity limitation in adults aged 50 or over
Yoon, Tae-Ho ; Kim, Soo-Young ; Yun, Mi-Sook ; Moon, Kyung-Joo ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 32, issue 2, 2015, Pages 27~37
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2015.32.2.27
Objectives: As the increasing of the length of the lifespan, more recent policy interest are concerned with how many years of life are lived without functional disability or activity limitation. We investigated the relationship between deprivation and activity limitation at the 251 local authority level. Methods: The data were derived from the 2010 Census 10% sample data. Crude and age-standardized activity limitation rates by gender at the ages of 50 or over and deprivation index were calculated. Mapping and multiple linear regression analysis were applied to explore relationship between area activity limitation and area deprivation. Results: There were considerable differences in activity limitation rate across the 251 local authorities. Age-standardized activity limitation rate in both male and female were strongly associated with the level of area deprivation. Especially, low social class, male unemployment, or non-apartment residents at the local level were strong positive association with local authorities' age-standardized activity limitation. Conclusion: More policy attention is needed for tackling regional inequality in activity limitation among older adults.
Effects of socio-ecological factors on mental health of the residents in a single room occupancy (Jjok-bang) of South Korea
Heo, Hyun-Hee ; Che, Xian Hua ; Chung, Haejoo ; Kim, Jin Sung ; Jo, Minjin ; Moon, Daseul ; Cha, Sujin ; Yu, Sarah ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 32, issue 2, 2015, Pages 39~52
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2015.32.2.39
Objectives: Residents of a single room occupancy (Jjok-bang) in Seoul are at high risk of having mental health issues. The majority of residents live in single households with past traumatic experiences including self-deprivation and social exclusion. This study was to investigate the association between mental health and socio-ecological factors at the intrapersonal and community levels. Methods: We conducted face-to-face surveys in Dongja-dong Jjok-bang area in June, 2014. Of 78 participants, 76% were male and the mean age was 60 years (SD=11.53). A multiple regression was used to analyze the association among depression, a sense of well-being, socio-ecological factors, and perceived empowerment and community solidarity. Results: Perceived empowerment (
; 95% CI=0.40, 1.26) and community solidarity (
; 95% CI=0.04, 1.01) were positively associated with a sense of well-being. Participants with empowerment (
; 95% CI=-4.86, -0.23) and those with community solidarity (
; 95% CI=-4.94, 0.21) were negatively associated with being depressed. Conclusion: Mental health of the residents in Jjok-bang was more influenced by empowerment and community solidarity than socio-demographic factors. It is necessary to improve public health infrastructures that can enable the residents to enhance empowerment and community solidarity utilizing socio-ecological perspectives.
Association of selected health behaviors with perceived health, depressive symptom and fatalism among the aged 50-69 living in Seoul
Choi, Eun Jin ; Kim, Min Hye ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 32, issue 2, 2015, Pages 53~63
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2015.32.2.53
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate association of depressive symptom, fatalism with selected health behaviors among people aged 50-69 with no physical limitation in Seoul. Methods: In 2012, data were collected using a household based interview survey in Seoul. One person in each selected household aged between 50 and 69 was selected and responded. Data analysis was based on 1,190 subjects who answered they do not have any physical activity limitation. Results: Multiple logistic regression analysis showed significant association among variables including perceived health, depressive symptom and fatalism scores on some health behaviors. Multiple regression analysis showed that selected health risk behaviors(current smoking, monthly alcohol consumption, no regular health exam in two years) were significantly associated with depressive symptom and fatality scores in addition to demographic variables. The final regression model's adjusted R square was about 0.235. Conclusion: Demographic variables such as gender, age and socioeconomic status were significant variables in health behaviors and these behavioral factors were associated with perceived health, depressive symptom and fatalistic views. As a conclusion, depressive symptom and fatalism should be monitored and intervened in health education practice.
Related factors of medication adherence in patients with dyslipidemia: The 2010-2012 Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Cho, Eun Jung ; Moon, Kyoung Ja ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 32, issue 2, 2015, Pages 65~74
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2015.32.2.65
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to examine factors that influencing medication adherence in patients with dyslipidemia. Methods: Data were collected from fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2010-2012), we selected 1,992 adults aged over 30yr who participants in both health examination and health interview survey. Using the SAS 9.2 Program, data were analyzed using
-test, t-test and multiple logistic regression. Results: Medication adherence was associated with age, obesity, educational level and Health screening within 2 years. The cases with older age, obesity, higher level of education and experience of Health screening within 2 years showed significantly high medication adherence, whereas high risk group of dyslipidemia such as cardiovascular disease patients showed low medication adherence. Conclusions: Further study and strategies are needed to improve high levels of medication adherence based on factors influencing such as age, obesity, level of education and health screening experience within 2 years.
The analysis of compatibility between the leading indicators and health promotion programs of community health centers in Seoul
Rhee, Yong Joo ; Lee, Ju Yul ; Song, Sun Woo ;
Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion, volume 32, issue 2, 2015, Pages 75~84
DOI : 10.14367/kjhep.2015.32.2.75
Objectives: This study examines that the compatibilities between the health promotion programs in community health center and the leading health indicators in National Health Plan. Methods: We analyzed health promotion programs associated with three health indicators; smoking(smoking rate in male), alcohol use(alcohol use rate in adults), obesity(obesity rate) in twenty five community health centers in Seoul. First, we classified three groups(excellent, fair and poor groups) using average scores of Seoul, that of Korea and National Health Plan2010 goals in three health indicators. Afterwards, we examined the compatibility between contents of health promotion programs regarding leading health indicators and the specific program activities. Results: The compatibility levels between health indicators and contents of health promotion programs was 80 % for smoking among fair and poor groups while fair and poor for smoking reported 60% and 70%, respectively. For obesity, excellent group reported 80% and fair group had 91%. Conclusion: In conclusion, although all districts were able to access available data for health indicators and health statistics every year, it seems that they did not only utilize these data enough in conjunction with health promotion programs but also did not integrate specific activities according to National Health Plan systematically.