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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 1998;5(2): 196
중년여성의 요실금과 일상생활 및 자아존중감에 관한 연구
원광보건대학 간호과
A Study on Discomfort of Daily Life and Self-Esteem of Urinary Incontinence in Middle-Aged Women
Kyoung-Seon Kim
Dept. of Nursing, Wonkwang Public Health College
The purpose of this study was to find out the prevalence of urinary incontinence, it's relating factors and the level of self-esteem in women. Subject of this study consisted of 153 in the age of 30-55 years old living in around Iksan. The date were collected from March, 1998 to June, 1998 with interview using structured questionare and were analysed with SPSS program. The results were as follows : 1) The prevalence of urinary incontinence is 85%. The most common amount of urinary incontinence was somewhat small expressed as 'wetting their panty' 2) The common factors related to the urinary incontinence were coughing, sneezing, laughing loudly, the activities of need for hurry and constipation. The older, the more incidence of urinary incontinence were reported. 3) Only 50% of epsodic urinary incontinence were treated and they wanted to try the herb medicine(64%), taking medicine(8%) and exercise(3%). 4) There was significant between self-esteem and urinary incontinence (T=13.83, p=.000), but between degree of urinary incontinence and self-esteem were not significant(F=.71, p=.55). In conclusion, urinary incontinence will be very serious health problem as aging so that it's Important to provide nursing intervention to prevent and be well. It need to support psychological care, too.
Key words: Middle-aged women | Uninary incontinence self-esteem | Discomfort of daily life
주요어: 중년여성 | 요실금 | 일상생활 불편감 | 자아존중감