Convergence Relationship between Self-Esteem and Obesity Stress among Women in Korea

한국여성의 자아존중감과 비만스트레스와의 융복합적 관계에 관한 연구

  • Park, Eun-Hee (Dept. of Nursing, Kwangju Women's University) ;
  • Park, Hae-Ryoung (Division of Liberal Arts & Teacher Training, Kwangju Women's University)
  • 박은희 (광주여자대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 박해령 (광주여자대학교 교양교직과정부)
  • Received : 2015.07.16
  • Accepted : 2015.09.20
  • Published : 2015.09.28


The purpose of this study was to examine the factors affecting Obesity-Stress among women in their twenties. The research design for this study was a descriptive survey design using a convenience sampling. Data collection was done using self-report questionnaires with 216 women located in M city. Pearson correlation coefficients and Hierarchical multiple regression with the SPSS Win 18.0 Program were used to analyze the data. In the hierarchical multiple regression analysis, Perceived body shape and BMI significantly predicted. A result of examining the correlation between stress and obesity Stress and the variables, Appearance Orientation,(r=.386, p=<.001) Self-Esteem(r=.324, p=<.001) Body Evaluation(r=-453, p=<.001), Body Appearance Satisfaction(r=-.560, p=<.001). hierarchical multiple regression step 3 shows that variables explained 54.1%. As a result on the basis of, This will require a variety of training programs provided in order to reduce obesity stress.


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