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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 1999;6(2): 310
중년기 여성의 건강증진행위에 관한 연구
이경희1, 김태주2
1계명대학교 간호대학
A Study on Health-Promoting Behavior of Mid-Life Women
Kyung-Hee Lee1, Tae-Ju Kim2
1Keymyung University
2Tae Gu Polytechnic College
This study was undertaken to identify the health-promoting behavior and to explore the relationship between health-promoting behavior, self-efficacy, self-esteem and climacteric symptoms among the middle-aged women. The subjects for this study were 101 women and data were obtained using a self-reported questionnaires. The Questionnaire was composed of a health promotion life styles profile, self-efficacy scale, self-esteem scale, and, climacteric symtoms check-list. Data was analyzed by the SAS program using ANOVA, Pearson correlation and stepwise multiple reggression. The results are summarized as follows : 1. The scores on the health-promoting behavior scale ranged from 46 to 114 with a mean score of 77.95(SD=12.99). 2. The scores on the health-promoting behavior of housewives was significantly higher than working women. 3. Stepwise multiple regression analysis showed that : 1) self-esteem was the main predictor and accounted for 21.75% of the total variance in health-promoting behavior 2) Self-esteem, climacteric symptoms and health-promoting behavior were contributors to quality of life. 4. In the relationship between variables, self-esteem was positively corelated with health-promoting behavior and negatively with climacteric symptoms. In conclusion, self-esteem, age and occupation were important variables in health-promoting behavior. The results of this study can be used for the management of health in middle aged women to Increase their quality of life of them.
Key words: Health-promoting behavior | Self-esteem | Self-efficacy | Climacteric symtoms
주요어: 건강증진행위 | 자아존중감 | 자기효능감 | 갱년기증상