J Agric Med Community Health.  2009 Jun;34(1):124-134.

The Comparison with Health Promoting Life Styles of People between Demonstrating and Non-Demonstrating Health Promotion Services in Rural Community

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  • 1College of Nursing, Chonnam Research Institute of Nursing Science, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea. yslee@jnu.ac.kr

Abstract


OBJECTIVES
This study was to compare with health promoting Life styles of people between demonstrating and non-demonstrating health promotion services in rural community.
METHODS
Objects of the study were 13,000 people by stratified sampling in rural community of H and J Gun in Korea. Data were collected from 1st December to 30th, 2005, using structured questionnaire. Research tool of this study were modified Korea BRFSS, Park's stress questionnaire and Nutritional evaluation tool suggested by ministry of health & welfare in Korea.
RESULTS
People received demonstrating health promotion services were significantly more good health promoting life styles in related drinking, exercise and stress than that of non-demonstrating health promotion services.
CONCLUSIONS
There were significantly higher health promoting Life styles of people received demonstrating health promotion services than that of non-demonstrating. Government supporting health promotion services was more effective than that of local government finance.

Keyword

Health promotion; Rural; Life style; Comparison study

MeSH Terms

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Drinking
Health Promotion
Korea
Life Style
Local Government
Rural Population
Surveys and Questionnaires
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