Convergence study of Menopausal Resilience of Middle-aged Women

중년여성의 갱년기 극복력에 대한 융복합 연구

  • Kim, Young-Wha (Dept. of Nursing, College of Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Choi, Hye-Kyung (Dept. of Nursing, College of Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Oh, Eun-Jung (Dept. of Nursing, Wonkwang Health Science University)
  • 김영화 (원광대학교 의과대학 간호학과) ;
  • 최혜경 (원광대학교 의과대학 간호학과) ;
  • 오은정 (원광보건대학교 간호학부)
  • Received : 2018.04.13
  • Accepted : 2018.05.20
  • Published : 2018.05.28


The purpose of this study was to identify menopausal resilience in middle-aged women. The data were collected from 227 middle-aged women who participated in friendship and religious activities in the Jeonbuk province. The data were collected through self-report questionnaires, which were constructed to Self-efficacy, family support, social support, menopausal adaptation, resilience. Data were analyzed using frequencies, means, $X^2$_Test, pearson's correlation coefficient and multiple regression with SPSS/WIN 23. Regular exercise(${\beta}=-.15$, p<.01), self-efficacy(${\beta}=.29$, p=<.001), social support(${\beta}=.29$, p=<.001), menopausal Adaptation(${\beta}=.17$, p<.01) were influencing factors and these variables showed an explanatory power of 35.3% (F=18.65, p<.001). Therefore, it is suggested that middle-aged women in menopause can plan to overcome the menopausal crisis positively through nursing interventions that include self-efficacy and social support.

본 연구는 중년여성의 갱년기 극복력에 영향을 미치는 복합적 요인을 확인하기 위하여 시도하였다. 대상자는 국내 전북지역의 친목 및 종교 활동에 참여하는 중년 여성 227명이다. 측정도구는 자기 효능감, 가족지지, 사회적지지, 폐경기 적응정도, 극복력에 관한 설문지를 이용하였다. 자료분석은 SPSS/WIN 23.0 통계프로그램을 이용하여 기술통계, Pearson's correlation coefficients, Multiple regression으로 분석하였다. 연구결과, 규칙적인 운동(${\beta}=-.15$, p<.01), 자기 효능감(${\beta}=.29$, p=<.001)과 사회적 지지(${\beta}=.29$, p<.001), 갱년기 적응정도(${\beta}=.17$, p<.01)가 영향요인으로 이들 변인들은 극복력에 대해 35.3%(F=18.65,p=<.001)의 설명력을 나타냈다. 따라서 갱년기에 있는 중년여성들에게 자기 효능감 강화와 사회적 지지가 포함된 간호중재를 통해 갱년기 위기를 긍정적인 방향으로 극복할 수 있도록 계획 할 수 있기를 제언한다.



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