Relationships between Health Promoting Lifestyle, Health Belief about Emerging Infectious Disease and Hygiene Behavior of College Students

대학생의 건강증진 생활양식, 신종전염병 감염에 대한 건강신념 및 위생행위 간의 관계

Shin, Sun-Hwa

  • Received : 2019.02.11
  • Accepted : 2019.04.20
  • Published : 2019.04.28


This study was performed to examine relationships between the levels of health promoting lifestyle, health beliefs about emerging infectious disease and hygiene behavior of college students. A descriptive research design was used, and 252 subjects were recruited from an university in Seoul. Data were collected from August to November, 2018. As result, health promoting lifestyle differed significantly depending on gender and perceived health status. Hygiene behavior were significantly influenced by major, health promoting lifestyle, and health beliefs about emerging infectious disease. In providing health-related education to college students, it is necessary to include content that can establish health beliefs about emerging infectious disease, and to develop a program that comprehensively deals with hygiene activities that can prevent these diseases.


Health Promoting Lifestyle;Health Belief;Emerging Infectious disease;Hygiene Behavior


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