A Study on Health Belief of Convergency Relation of Preventive Behaviors and Seroprevalence Rate of Hepatitis A with Some Adults

예방행위와 항체 양성률과의 융합 관계를 통한 일부 성인의 A형 간염에 대한 건강신념 연구

  • Ko, Seok-Gu (Division of Laboratory Medicine, KS Hospital) ;
  • Lee, Ho-Shik (Department of Health Administration, Dongshin University)
  • 고석구 (KS 병원 진단검사의학과) ;
  • 이호식 (동신대학교 보건행정학과)
  • Received : 2015.11.12
  • Accepted : 2016.02.20
  • Published : 2016.02.29


This study tries to look into the relationship between preventive behaviors and health belief for hepatitis A and seroprevanlence rate of hepatitis A. The cross ratio of seroprevanlence rate of hepatitis A significantly increased with an increase in age [1.210(95% CI, 1.158-1.264)], and those who had hepatitis A vaccination had a significantly higher cross ratio than those who didn't [19.591(95% CI 6.524-58.82)], and the more health motivation they had, the higher the cross ratio was [1.478(95% CI 1.053-2.075)]. To increase seroprevalence rate of hepatitis A, it is necessary to provide personal hygiene for health motivation and prevention education thoroughly and to give vaccination of hepatitis A.


Hepatitis A;Preventive behaviors;Health belief;Seroprevanlence rate;Antibody;Vaccination


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