Convergence Relationships among Body-esteem, Obesity Stress, Self-esteem, Weight Control Behavior in High School Girls

여고생의 신체존중감, 비만스트레스, 자아존중감, 체중조절행위의 융복합적 관계 연구

  • Yang, Seung-Kyoung (Graduate Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Ha, Yeong-Mi (College of Nursing & Institute of Health Sciences, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Jung, Mi-Ra (Department of Nursing, Hanyeong College)
  • 양승경 (경상대학교 간호대학원) ;
  • 하영미 (경상대학교 간호대학 & 건강과학연구원) ;
  • 정미라 (한영대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2016.10.25
  • Accepted : 2017.03.20
  • Published : 2017.03.28


The purpose of this study was to examine relationships among body-esteem, obesity stress, self-esteem and weight control behavior in high school girls. The descriptive correlational study design was used. The data were collected by Self-reported questionnaires from 135 high school girls in the two high school located B and J city. There was except for none weight control behavior or actual BMI was identified with a low body weight. The collected data were analyzed using t-test, one way ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient in SPSS statistics 20.0 program. As results of examining the correlation, body-esteem(r=-.18, p<.05), obesity stress(r=-.39, p<.001), self-esteem(r=-.32, p<.001) were related to their unhealthy weight control behavior in high school girls. Based on the results of this study, it is necessary to be considered body-esteem, obesity stress, self-esteem variables during development convergence programs to attract the healthy weight control behaviors in high school girls.


Body-esteem;Obesity;Stress;Self-esteem;Body weight;High school girls


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