Convergence Study of Health Promoting Behaviors between Nursing Students and General College Students

간호대학생과 일반대학생의 건강증진행위에 관한 융합연구

  • Hong, Se-Hwa (Department of Nursing, Hanil University and Presbyterian Theological Seminary)
  • 홍세화 (한일장신대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2018.04.05
  • Accepted : 2018.06.20
  • Published : 2018.06.28


The purpose of this study was to compare the health promoting behaviors between nursing students and general college students. The participants were 210 students(100 nursing students, 110 general college students). Data were collected by self-reported questionnaires and analyzed by SPSS/WIN 23.0 program. There were not significant differences between two groups in the health promoting behaviors(t=-0.489, p=625). But, significant differences were found in sub-categories of health promoting behaviors according to gender, taking health-related lectures, smoking, and perceived health status. Therefore, it is necessary to develop and intervene various health education programs in order to promote the health of university students in cooperation with universities and local community health organizations.


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