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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2005;12(1): 38
일 도시지역 중년 남성의 건강증진행위와 분노와의 관계
김종임1, 박미영2
1충남대학교 간호학과
2혜천대학 간호과
The Relationship between Health Promoting Behaviors and Anger in Middle-Aged Men
Jong-Im Kim1, Mi-Young Park2
1Department of Nursing, Chungnam National University
2Department of Nursing, Hyechon College
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify health promoting behaviors and the relationship between health promoting behaviors and state and trait anger in middle-aged men.
Method: In this descriptive correlational study, the participants were 143 middle-aged men who lived in D city. Data were collected from November, 2004 to January. 2005. Personal interviews with a structured questionnaire were used. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, and Pearson correlation coefficients with SPSS Win 11.0 program.
Results: The score for health promoting behavior in the middle-aged men was above the mean score. The highest dimension was self-actualization and the lowest dimension of health promoting behaviors was exercise. A significant negative correlation was found between health promoting behaviors and state anger in middle-aged men. But there was no significant correlation between health promoting behaviors and trait anger.
Conclusion: These results suggest that state anger should be considered as an important factor when nurses develop educational programs to enhance health promoting behavior in middle-aged men.
Key words: Middle-aged men | Health promoting behavior | Anger
주요어: 중년 남성 | 건강증진행위 | 분노