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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2014;21(1): 29
중년기 성인의 암 예방행위 영향요인
김남선1, 이규은2
1관동대학교 간호학과
2관동대학교 간호학과
Factors affecting Cancer Preventive Behavior in Middle-aged People
Nam Sun Kim1, Kyu Eun Lee2
1Kwangdong University
2Kwangdong University
Purpose: This study was done to examine factors affecting cancer preventive behavior in middle-aged people.
Method: The research design for this study was a descriptive survey design using convenience sampling. Data collection was done using self-questionnaire with 203 middle-aged people in Seoul and G city. Data were analyzed using t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficients and stepwise multiple regression with the SPSS Win 20.0 Program.
Results: The mean score of cancer preventive behavior was $3.43{pm}.14$ out of 5. Cancer preventive behavior showed a significantly positive correlation with knowledge about cancer (r=.24, p<.001). In the multiple regression analysis, gender, perceived health status and knowledge about cancer were significant predictors and explained 14.5% of cancer preventive behaviors.
Conclusion: Findings of this study allow a comprehensive understanding of cancer preventive behavior and related factors by middle-aged people. However, further study with a larger random sample from various living environment is necessary.
Key words: Cancer | Preventive behavior | Knowledge | Health literacy
주요어: | 예방행위 | 지식 | 건강정보이해능력