The Effect of Their Sense of Depression and Suicidal Thinking for Managerial Characteristics in Hypertense and Diabetic Patients

고혈압과 당뇨병 환자의 관리적 특성이 우울과 자살생각에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2013.11.10
  • Accepted : 2013.12.06
  • Published : 2013.12.30


This study aims to analyze the effect of hypertense, diabetic patients, managerial characteristics on their depression and suicidal thinking. Thus, this study selected 6,217 adults over the age of 19 from the 5th first-year data of Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey conducted by KCDC(Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) in 2010. As factors having effect on their suicidal thinking, unmarried patients(p=.000), middle school(p=.045), high school(p=.015), college and higher(p=.018), medicare(p=.045), hypertense(p=.042), exercise walking irregularly(p=.021), sense of depression(p=.035) showed a higher rate of suicidal thinking which were found to be statistically significant variables. Hypertense show a higher rate of suicidal thinking than normal people. Accordingly, it is necessary not only to pay attention to establishing plans to provide Hypertense and Diabetic patients with medical treatments, but to have more concern about their mental health so that they may be provided with a political support future.


Hypertense and Diabetic Patients;Sense of Depression;Suicidal Thinking


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