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Middle-aged Women's Health-related Preparation for Elderly Life - On centering culture centers in Daegu-city

중년여성의 건강관련 노후준비 -대구광역시 문화센타를 중심으로-

  • Bae, Yun-Jo (Department of Nursing, Kyungwoon University) ;
  • Kong, Soon-Hee (Department of health administration, Yeungnam University College)
  • 배윤조 (경운대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 공순희 (영남이공대학 의료행정학과)
  • Received : 2014.08.01
  • Accepted : 2014.10.10
  • Published : 2014.10.31

Abstract

This study examined the preparation for elderly life in terms of health for aging and the related factors in the community (part of Daegu). The data of 391 middle-aged women in this study were collected from 4 culture centers. The interviews were conducted from March 1 until March 25 in 2011 using a structured questionnaire. The data was analyzed by descriptive statistics and logistic regression analysis using the IBM SPSS Statistics 20 program. The variables in preparation for elderly life regarding their health were exercise, good nutrition, proper sleep, and health examination. From the data, the preparation for elderly life regarding middle-aged women's health for successful aging was identified. Therefore, health service programs and healthy environment should be varied based on the result of this study.

Keywords

Middle-aged women;Health-related;Preparation for elderly life

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