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The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education 2007;13(2):203-211.
Published online December 31, 2007.
A Study of Factors Influencing Health Promoting Behaviors in Nursing Students
Park, In-Soon;Kim, Ran;Park, Myung-Hee;
1Chosun Nursing College
2Chosun Nursing College
3Chosun Nursing College
일 지역 간호대학생의 건강증진행위와 영향요인
박인순, 김란, 박명희
The purpose of this study was to identify the factors influencing Health Promoting Behavior(HPB) of nursing students. Method: The sample consisted of 418 college nursing students in G city. data collection method was a structured questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation, and stepwise multiple regression. Result: The mean score for HPB was 2.48. In the subcategories, the highest degree of performance was interpersonal relationship and the lowest degree was exercise. HPB was significantly different according to economic status of parents, health concern of parents, and body mass index. The most powerful predictor of HPB was self esteem(33%). A combination of self esteem, social support, self efficacy and perceived health status accounted for 43% of the variance in HPB of nursing students. Conclusion: This study suggests that self esteem, social support, self efficacy and perceived health status are significantly influencing factors in HPB of nursing students.
Key Words: Nursing students, Health Promoting Behavior

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