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The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education 2009;15(2):241-250.
Published online December 31, 2009.
Relationship of Stress, Perceived Health Status and Yangsaeng in Korean Part-Time College Students
Kim, Ae-Jung;Park, Hye-Sook;
1Department of Nursing, Yeoju Institute of Technology
2Department of Nursing, Catholic Sangji College
일 지역 시간제 등록 대학생의 스트레스, 주관적 건강상태와 양생실천정도와의 관련성
김애정, 박혜숙
1여주대학 간호과
2가톨릭상지대학 간호과
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship of stress, perceived health status and Yangsaeng in Korean part-time college students. Yangsaeng is a traditional health care regimen that incorporates specific principles and methods to promote health and prevent illness, with the aim of improving the health and longevity of life. Method: The subjects of this study were 158 part-time college students in Korea. Data were collected by using a self-reported questionnaire on-line. Analysis of data included descriptive statistics, Pearson's correlation coefficient, t-test, ANOVA and Cronbach's $alpha$. Result: Statistically significant differences were evident in stress according to age, spouse, job, and income. Statistically significant differences were evident in perceived health status according to gender and job. Statistically significant differences were evident in Yangsaeng according to age, job, and income. Yangsaeng positively related to perceived health status and negatively related to stress. Conclusion: The Yangsaeng oriental health care regimen could lower stress levels and maintain a good health perception. Therefore, Yangsaeng could be recommended as a means of health promotion in Korean part-time college students.
Key Words: Stress, Perceived health status, Health promotion

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