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Factors Influencing Quality of Caregiving by Caregivers for Elders with Dementia
Chan Mi Kang, Jung Soon Kim, Jeong Hee Jeong
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):193-201.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.193
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PURPOSE
The aim of the study is to determine factors influencing quality of caregiving by caregivers for the elderly with dementia.
METHODS
Data were collected from 87 caregivers for elders with dementia who had visited in Busan Metropolitan Center for Dementia and D-University hospital outpatient center from July 10 to September 30, 2015. A self-reported questionnaire was used to assess the severity of the elders' dementia and knowledge of dementia, burdens and quality of caregiving by the caregivers. The SPSS 21.0 version program was used for data analysis. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, Pearson's correlation, t-test, ANOVA and multiple regression.
RESULTS
Significant predictors of quality of caregiving by caregivers included caregivers' burdens (explanation power 25%), knowledge of dementia (explanation power 4%) and levels of education (explanation power 3%). These factors explained 32.3% of the variances in quality of caregiving.
CONCLUSION
Burdens on caregivers were a major factor that decreased quality of caregiving, and knowledge of dementia was a factor that increased it. These findings show that educational programs and intervention for reducing burdens and improving knowledge of dementia are necessary to improve quality of caregiving by caregivers.

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    Su-Jeong Hong, Eyohan Ko, Malrye Choi, Nam-Ju Sung, Myeong-Il Han
    Journal of Korean Neuropsychiatric Association.2022; 61(3): 162.     CrossRef
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    Emily Hellis, Elizabeta B. Mukaetova-Ladinska
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    Jeong Hwa Kwon, Gwi-Ryung Son Hong
    Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing.2021; 51(2): 217.     CrossRef
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    Young Ju Oh, Myung Ha Lee, Hee Sun Kim
    Korean Journal of Adult Nursing.2020; 32(2): 186.     CrossRef
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The Relationship among Family Support, Self-efficacy, Health Literacy, Perceived Health Status and Health-promoting Behavior in Married Immigrant Women
Cho hee Kang, Young Ran Han
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):202-212.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.202
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study is to examine the association of family support, self-efficacy, health literacy and perceived health status with health-promoting behavior (HPB) in married immigrant women.
METHODS
A cross-sectional based survey was conducted to collect data from married immigrant women living in Gyeongsang province. Questionnaires included Health promoting lifestyle profile II, General self-efficacy scale, Korean Health literacy assessment and perceived health status.
RESULTS
157 subjects participated in the study (mean age, 30.47±6.83). Their duration of living in Korea was 63.05±50.11 months. Of the participants, 59.2% were Vietnamese. The level of HPB, perceived health status, health literacy, support of family and self-efficacy were 2.58±0.42, 3.39±0.86, 25.12± 20.99, 3.83±0.70 and 3.61±0.53 respectively. Factors affecting the HPB of the participants were support from family (β =.45, p<.001) and self-efficacy (β=.16, p<.05). The explanatory power of these two variables was 34.2%.
CONCLUSION
This study suggests that the factors influencing the HPB of married immigrant women include support from family and self-efficacy. A variety of programs should be provided for families so that they can support those women to help them increase their HPB. It is recommended that more various programs be provided to increase their self-efficacy.

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Effects of Aroma Foot Bath on Urination Status and Stress related to Urination in Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Kye Ha Kim, Eun Ha
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):213-220.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.213
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study is to evaluate effects of aroma foot bath on urination status (Prostatic Symptom and bother score due to urinary symptoms) and stress related to urination in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
METHODS
This study consists of pre- and post-tests in a non-equivalent group design. The 52 BPH patients selected by random sampling in G City were assigned to two groups (experimental group=26, control group=26). Data of their general characteristics, urination status and stress related to urination were collected using self-reported questionnaires. Aroma Foot Bath was performed to the experimental group for 15-20 minutes every day for a week. Descriptive statistics and independent t-test were used for the analyses in this study with the SPSS/WIN 21.0 version program.
RESULTS
Prostatic symptom and bother score due to urinary symptoms in the experimental group were improved than those in the control group (t=-7.94, p<.001). Compared to the control group, the stress related to urination in the experimental group (t=-8.78, p<.001) was significantly reduced (t=-5.21, p<.001).
CONCLUSION
The results of this study indicate that aroma foot bath is effective in improving urination status and reducing stress related to urination in BPH patients.

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Factors associated with Meaning in Life among Elderly Female Community Dwellers Living Alone
Si Eun Lee, Boon Han Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):221-230.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.221
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PURPOSE
This study was conducted to examine the factors associated with meaning in life among elderly female community dwellers aged 65 or older who were living alone.
METHODS
A quota sample of 222 elderly female living alone was recruited. Data were analyzed with descriptive statistics, independent t-test, one-way ANOVA, Welch's test, Pearson's correlation, and multiple regression using the SPSS 22.0 program.
RESULTS
The factors associated with meaning in life included age, education level, perceived economic status, perceived health status, social support, and loneliness. This regression model explained 66% of the variance in meaning in life.
CONCLUSION
Based on the results, comprehensive nursing intervention programs for enhancing meaning in life are required.

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Effects of Sarcopenic Obesity on Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Elders: Using Data from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2008-2011)
Hyun A Choi, Kyung Min Park
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):231-241.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.231
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PURPOSE
This study was conducted to examine effects of sarcopenic obesity on metabolic syndrome in Korean elders.
METHODS
This study is based on the analysis of the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) with 1,155 subjects (524 men, and 631 women) aged 60 or older, from 2008 to 2011. Sarcopenia was defined as an appendicular skeletal muscle (ASM), divided by weight (%) of <1 SD (standard deviation) below the sex-specific mean for young adults. Obesity was defined as a total body fat percent (men≥25%, women≥35%).
RESULTS
The prevalence of SO (sarcopenic obesity) was 13.3% among men and 22.5% among women. Both sexes showed a higher total body fat percent, and the SMI (skeletal muscle index) was the lowest in the SO group. Metabolic syndrome was highly prevalent in the SO group (52.5% men, 60.4% women). The SO group showed a higher risk for metabolic syndrome (odds ratio men 6.57 [95% CI 5.19~7.27], women 3.89 [95% CI 2.41~6.29]) than the obese group (men 3.14 [95% CI 1.76~4.14], women 2.54 [95% CI 1.38~4.65]).
CONCLUSION
SO is a major risk factor for metabolic syndrome in Korean elders. Therefore, a nursing program should be given to the Korean elderly SO group to prevent metabolic syndrome.

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Elderly Koreans' Perception of Nursing Homes
Se Young Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):242-253.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.242
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PURPOSE
This research aims to understand the perceptions of nursing homes from the perspective of the elderly, explores the themes of such perception and provides supporting evidence for developing nursing intervention that focuses on the subjects of care within nursing homes.
METHODS
This research is based on qualitative research in a phenomenological methodology. The research participants included elders aged 67~83 living at home in Jeonnam, Jeonbuk Provinces and G City. Data collection methodologies included in-depth interviews and observation of participants. The data were analyzed in the phenomenological methodology by Colaizzi.
RESULTS
As a result of the research, it was found that all significant statements about the Korean elders' perception of nursing homes fell within 3 categories with 9 major themes and 23 minor themes. The three observed categories for the Korean elders' perception on nursing homes were: 'places they do not like to be in', 'places they have to be in' and 'places that makes them feel fortunate as they have a place to go'.
CONCLUSION
This research provides foundational tools that will provide a steer for changes in nursing environment, physiological support, programs and education so that the needs of the elderly can be met more sufficiently.

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Health Promotion Behaviors of Rural Elderly Women Living Alone and Their Life Satisfaction
Ha Jeong Kim
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):254-261.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.254
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PURPOSE
This study was conducted to investigate the correlation between degrees of health promotion behaviors and life satisfaction and effects of health promotion behaviors on life satisfaction in rural elderly women living alone.
METHODS
A descriptive correlation study was conducted with 189 rural elderly women living alone aged 65 or older in four senior counties in Jeollanam-do. Descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Scheffé test, Pearson's correlation, and multiple regression.
RESULTS
The subjects' health promotion behaviors and life satisfaction were significantly positive. Among the factors influencing the subjects' life satisfaction, nutrition and diet showed the greatest positive effects, followed by exercise and activity, and drinking and smoking. Among them, drinking and smoking had significantly negative influence.
CONCLUSION
Among the health promotion behaviors that influenced life satisfaction, nutrition and diet, exercise and activity, and drinking and smoking were most significant factors. Therefore, this study provided basic data for improving the life satisfaction among rural elderly women living alone.

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The Association of Food Label Use with Objective and Subjective Obesity among a Korean Population
In Sook Lee, Ko Woon Lee
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):262-271.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.262
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PURPOSE
Using food labels has been related to healthy eating habits and positive health outcomes. The purpose of this study is to describe the prevalence of food labels utilization and the association between food label use and obesity related factors.
METHODS
We conducted a self-reported population-based survey including health behaviors, 24-hour recalls, measurements of body mass indices with 6,266 Koreans aged 10 or older. χ2-test and ANOVA examined differences in demographic factors, health behavioral factors, and nutrition factors in tandem with food label use categories. Multivariates logistic regression was used to estimate association between food label use and obesity factors.
RESULTS
The percentages of food label users and non-users who perceive food labels were 21.8% and 48.5% respectively. In the multivariate logistic regression, food label use had significant positive associations with women, age, income, education attainment, and subjective obesity. After adjusting for socioeconomic factors and dietetic treatments, the positive associations between food label use and subjective obesity, weight control, and subjective obesity with objective normal weight remained.
CONCLUSION
In order to improve eating habits and weight management, the obesity population that does not use food labels needs to receive proper nutrition education including food choice and body image correction.

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Effects of Visiting Nursing Services in Long-term Care Insurance on Utilization of Health Care
Sang Jin Lee, Chanyeong Kwak
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):272-283.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.272
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PURPOSE
This is a comparative study using secondary data from the Korean national long term care (LTC) insurance.
METHODS
Visiting nursing (VN) service users (n=666) and non-users (n=4,375) were extracted and compared in terms of medical expenditures, length of hospitalization, and annual number of ambulatory care visits to investigate effects of VN services in LTC.
RESULTS
Total health care expenditures were compared between the two groups and it was found that VN service users spent about $ 1700 than non-users for their medical costs between 2009 and 2011. The average length of in-hospital stay for VN service users was 19.4 days shorter than that of non-users. However, using VN services did not significantly influence the annual number of ambulatory care visits.
CONCLUSION
The study has found that VN services are effective ways of providing community-based LTC services. We recommend LTC policy makers to further utilize VN services to deliver cost effective health care services.

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Development and Evaluation of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Education Materials for Middle-aged Korean-Chinese Female Workers: Applying Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool for Printable Materials (PEMAT-P)
Hyeon Kyeong Lee, Jung Hee Kim, Ri Yoo, Ja yin Lee
J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs. 2016;27(3):284-298.   Published online September 30, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12799/jkachn.2016.27.3.284
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PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate the quality (understandability and actionability) of health education materials for Korean-Chinese (KC) female migrant workers, using Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool for Printable Materials (PEMAT-P).
METHODS
Educational needs assessment was conducted with 3 focus groups with 20 KC women and a focus group with 4 community stakeholders. The quality of the educational materials was evaluated by 3 experts and a community stakeholder, followed by a survey with 15 KC women using 17 items for understandability and 7 items for actionability by means of a Korean version PEMAT-P.
RESULTS
The health educational calendar consists of 12 subjects out of 9 topics related to healthy lifestyles for preventing cardiovascular diseases. The overall mean understandability score was 98.8% and the overall mean actionability was 100%.
CONCLUSION
Involvement of KC women and community stakeholders in the development of educational materials was found to be an effective strategy for increasing understandability and actionability of educational materials for KC female migrant workers. This study also demonstrates the PEMAT-P is a useful evaluation tool, emphasizing the actionability of educational materials.

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