TITLE

Factors Influencing Yangsaeng in Elders (Yangsaeng; Traditional Oriental Health Promotion)

AUTHOR(S)
Park Yeong Sook; Seo Duk Sun; Kwon Yunhee
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing;Feb2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Purpose: The study was done to identify factors influencing Yangsaeng in elders. Methods: Data were collected by questionnaires from 907 elders in D metropolitan city. Measures were Yangsaeng, perceived health status, self-efficacy, and self esteem. Data were analyzed using frequencies, means and standard deviation, t-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficients, and stepwise multiple regression with SPSS/WIN 13.0 version. Results: The mean score for Yangsaeng the participants was 3.56, out of a possible 5. There were significant differences in Yangsaeng according to age, education level, monthly income, marital status, family structure, and periodic health examination. Yangsaeng correlated positively with perceived health status, self-efficacy and self-esteem. According to the research, factors influencing Yangseng in elders were self-esteem, perceived health status, self-efficacy, family structure, and marital status. Conclusion: The positive correlation between Yangsaeng and health promotion behavior and perceived health status, self-efficacy, and self-esteem identified in this study can have an impact on strategies to improve the health of Korean elders. Therefore, the results can be used as a reference for future studies.
ACCESSION #
65255357

 

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