Effect of Chronic Mind-Body Function Decline on Health-Related Activities of Daily Living

만성 심신기능저하가 건강관련 일상생활수행능력에 영향을 미치는 요인

  • 이성란 (공주대학교 의료정보학과)
  • Received : 2012.11.05
  • Accepted : 2012.12.05
  • Published : 2013.01.31


This study aimed to identify the effect of chronic mind-body function decline on health-related activities of daily living. Data collection was surveyed using interview and questionnaires by 148 subjects in a general hospital located in Seoul from June 8 to July 13, 2011. The results were as follows: First, based on exercise habit, patient group who do exercise regularly showed in male(26.7%) and female(22.7%), respectively. The risk ratio of it was 0.25 times. On the other hand, control group who do exercise regularly showed in male(42.2%) and female(31.8%), respectively. The risk ratio of it was 0.61 times. Secondly, the risk ratio of social factor in male was 45.18 times(p=.04) while the risk ratio of physical factor in female was 237.1 times(p=.001). In conclusion, to prevent declining of chronic mind-body function, it is necessary to solve stress through sound life rhythm maintenance, immunity enhancing food intake and continuous exercise.


Mind-body function decline;Daily living;Activities;Stress;Health;Immunity