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Well-Being Levels and Well-Being Behavior, and Its Related Factors Among Women in Daegu City

대구지역 거주 여성들의 웰빙 수준 및 웰빙 행동에 관련된 요인

  • Yoo, Su-Jung (Dept. of Rehabilitation Science, Graduate School of Daegu University) ;
  • Cho, Sung-Hyoun (Dept. of Rehabilitation Science, Graduate School of Daegu University) ;
  • HwangBo, Gak (Dept. of Rehabilitation Science, Graduate School of Daegu University)
  • 유수정 (대구대학교 대학원 재활과학과) ;
  • 조성현 (대구대학교 대학원 재활과학과) ;
  • 황보각 (대구대학교 대학원 재활과학과)
  • Received : 2012.06.22
  • Accepted : 2012.07.12
  • Published : 2012.07.31

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the characteristics of well-being behavior of women living in Daegu and analyze their well-being levels according to their socio-demographic variables, thereby determining the effects of each variable on well-being behavior. A survey of 320 women was conducted and T-test, ANOVA was conducted for the well-being levels and well-being behavior based on socio-demographic variables. Multiple regression analysis was analyze the factors affecting well-being behavior. The major findings of this study were as follows. A higher level of education led to a higher level of well-being. Moreover, educational or counseling workers, those with higher monthly incomes, those with higher expenses spent on self-management, those who considered their physical condition good, and those who drank once or twice a week showed higher levels of well-being. According to the analysis of the variables influencing well-being behavior, those with an older age, a higher level of education, and higher expenses for self-management and non-smokers revealed higher degrees of involvement in well-being behavior. We need to maintain women's identity by establishing values of and beliefs in well-being and inspiring them with healthy consciousness of well-being so that we can encourage them to participate in sound well-being behavior.

Keywords

Well-being levels;Well-being behavior;Quality of living

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