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Soo Ja Kwon 1 Article
Analysis of Research Trends on School Health
Soo Ja Kwon
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2008;19(1):101-111.   Published online March 31, 2008
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PURPOSE
This study was to analyze the trends of research on school health by examining papers related to school health.
METHOD
This studt was analyzed all related papers published in journals concerning school health from 2000 to 2006. The data were processed statistically by frequency, percentage and content analysis.
RESULTS
Among 463 papers in 6 journals related to school health, 'The Journal of the Korean Society of School Health' had the largest number of articles. Descriptive research design was the most frequently used research design, and students were the most frequent research target. Among research writers, the professor group was largest, and schools were the most frequently used place for research. The most common sampling method was convenient sampling. The most common research instrument was questionnaire survey. Parametric statistics were the main methods of data analysis. Among the themes of school health, the adoption of nursing process frames and assessment domains occupied the largest portion. Health was the most common key concept, and the mainly used theory in the journals was factor-isolating.
CONCLUSION
Through the analysis of research trends, we expect a higher level of school health research.

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