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Hee Kyoung Hyoung 5 Articles
The Comparison of Health Status and Health Behavior among Hypertension Group, DM Group, and Hypertension DM Group for the Aged Provided with Customized Home Care Service by Visiting Nurses
Hee Kyoung Hyoung, Hyo Soon Jang
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2011;22(1):11-21.   Published online March 31, 2011
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2011.22.1.11
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PURPOSE
This study aims to compare health status and health behavior among the hypertension group, the DM group, and the hypertension-DM group for aged clients of customized home visiting health care services.
METHODS
This study was conducted as cross-sectional research. The subjects of this study were 2,235 aged people over 65 living in J City. Data were collected using structured questionnaires and measurements. The collected data were analyzed using the SPSS/WIN 12.0 program, and descriptive statistics, chi2 test, t-test and ANOVA were used for the analyses.
RESULTS
BP and glucose control showed a significant difference among the groups. BMI and waist circumference were significantly higher in the hypertension-DM group than in the other groups. Stroke, arthritis, and perceived health status were significantly different among the three groups. Depression was high, but not significantly different among the groups. Smoking and drinking were not significantly different among the groups. Physical activity was very low, especially in the hypertension group. Medication was high, especially in the hypertension-DM group.
CONCLUSION
It is necessary to consider care plans for the hypertension-DM group, and educate the group for care management. Also, depression and physical activity programs are needed for the aged.

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Comparison of Health-related Characteristics and Self-care Behavior between a Hypertension Controlled Group and a Non-Controlled Group of Hypertension Patients in a Customized Home Visiting Health Service
Hyo Soon Jang, Hee Kyoung Hyoung, Kyoung Huy Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2009;20(4):483-492.   Published online December 31, 2009
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PURPOSE
This study was conducted to compare health-related characteristics and self-care behavior between a controlled group and a non-controlled group of hypertension patients in a customized home visiting health service.
METHODS
This study was conducted as cross-sectional research. The subjects were 1,317 hypertension-controlled patients and 555 non-controlled ones. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire and analyzed by descriptive statistics, chi2-test, and t-test using the SPSS WIN 15.0 program.
RESULTS
Socio-demographic characteristics and self-care behavior were not significantly correlated between the groups. According to health-related characteristics, the health status was significantly higher in the hypertension-controlled group than in the non-controlled group. The cholesterol level was significantly lower in the hypertension-controlled group than in the non-controlled group.
CONCLUSION
Attention should be paid to patients who are not in good health status in order to control their hypertension. Also, it is necessary to educate the patients in order for them to manage their hypertension and cholesterol.
The Effect of an Exercise Program on Middle-aged and Aged Women in Rural Areas
Hee Kyoung Hyoung, Inn Oh Moon, Yun Suk Jeong
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2008;19(4):545-553.   Published online December 31, 2008
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PURPOSE
This study was conducted to test the effect of a 12-week exercise program on body composition, blood pressure, blood glucose, blood lipid and bone mineral density for middle-aged and aged women in rural areas.
METHODS
The subjects were 33 women at the age of 40-75. For statistical analysis, descriptive statistics and paired t-test were used with SPSSWIN 16.0.
RESULTS
The results were summarized as follows. First, body weight, BMI, % body fat, abdominal adipose, and waist circumference of the women decreased significantly after implementing the 12-week exercise program. Second, diastolic blood pressure, serum cholesterol, triglyceride, and LDL decreased significantly, and the HDL level increased significantly after the 12-week exercise program. Third, bone mineral density did not increase significantly after the program.
CONCLUSION
These results suggest that the exercise program has an effect in decreasing body composition, and improving blood pressure, blood glucose, and blood lipid in middle-aged and aged women.
Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior Related to Obesity in Elementary School Children
Myung Ha Lee, Hyeon Ok Kim, Hee Kyoung Hyoung, Hee Sun Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2007;18(3):469-479.   Published online September 30, 2007
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PURPOSE
This study was carried out to investigate the knowledge of obesity and exercise, attitude to dietary habits and exercise, and physical activities and exercise in elementary school children to provide basic data for obese programs.
METHODS
The subjects were 850 elementary school children of grade 3-6 in C City and data were collected with a questionnaire.
RESULTS
Higher grade, female and overweight children recorded a higher knowledge score than lower grade, male and normal weight children. As for attitude to dietary habit, lower grade and female children had more positive attitude than higher grade and male children. Overweight children were more aware of the seriousness of exercise than normal weight children. In physical activity, lower grade and male children were higher than higher grade and female children. The more interested the children's family were in exercise, the higher score of physical activity they showed.
CONCLUSION
In planning education for preventing obesity, it should give consideration to lower grade and male children. In addition, education for changing dietary habit attitude must be extended to higher grade and male children as well. It is effective to develop and apply physical activity improvement programs in the cooperation and involvement of their families.
Perceived Benefits and Barriers of Exercise in Community-Dwelling Adults at a Local City in Korea
Hee Kyoung Hyoung
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2002;13(4):699-709.   Published online December 31, 2002
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PURPOSE
This descriptive study was aimed to assess the perceived benefits/barriers of exercise in community-dwelling adults in K city in Korea and to provide a basic data for developing an exercise program for them as a nursing intervention.
METHOD
The study subjects were 520 adults who lived in th K city. The data were collected from February 2 to March 5 2002 The perceived benefits/barriers of exercise were measured by the Exercise Benefits/Barriers Scale (EBBS). The EBBS was developed by Sechrist Walker & Pender (1987) and revised by Jamg & Shin(1999).
RESULTS
The adults reported that the exercise benefits were moderately high and the exercise barriers were moderately low. A significant relationship was found between the reported level of exercise and the perceived benefits/barriers of exercise Age gender, marital status, education, residence type were significantly correlated with perceived exercise benefits/barriers (p<.05).
CONCLUSION
Community health nurses should plan exercise programs that minimize the perceived benefits of exercise. In addition those exercise program should be implemented in the consideration of several demographic characteristics of the clinents.

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