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The Relationship between Social Support, Health Status, College Adjustment and Academic Achievement in College Students (대학생들의 사회적 지지와 건강상태, 대학생활 적응 및 학업성취도와의 관계)

  • Jeon, So-Youn
    • The Journal of Korean Society for School & Community Health Education
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    • v.11 no.1
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    • pp.93-115
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    • 2010
  • Objectives: This study intends to understand the difference of social support levels and the relationship between social support the health status, college adjustment and academic achievement in the college student. Methods: Data were obtained from self-administered questionnaire of 416 college student. We measured the demographic characteristics, social support (tangible support, appraisal support, belonging support, self-esteem support), health status (36-item short-form health survey(SF-36), center for epidemiologic studies-depression(CES-D), perceived stress scale(PSS)), student adaptation to college questionnaire(SACQ), average grades point. Chi-square test, t-test, ANOVA test, pearson correlation analysis were used for analysis factors relation of the social support of the college students. Results: In considering the degree of social support by the demographic characteristics in the college students, the social support was better for the female college students. In considering the relation between social support and health status, the students who get better social support, were good in health depression and perceived stress status. When they got better social support their college adjustment and academic achievement were good. The result was statistically significant. Conclusions: Social support for students has great influence on health, college adjustment and academic achievement of students. Psychological aspects of students should be included in the strategy of social support for students.

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The Impact of Parents' Marital Conflict and Parent-Adolescent Communication on College Students' Psycho-Social Adjustment (부모간 갈등과 부모자녀간 의사소통에 따른 후기 청소년의 심리${\cdot}$사회적 적응)

  • Lee Young-Mi;Min Ha-Yeoung;Lee Yoon-Joo
    • Journal of Korean Home Management Association
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    • v.23 no.5
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    • pp.53-62
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    • 2005
  • This study investigated the effect of parents' marital conflict and parent-adolescent communication on the psycho-social adjustment of college students. The subjects were 287 college students(107 boys and 180 girls) in Daegu and Kyoungbuk Province. Questionnaires were used to investigate the college students' depression, anxiety and school adjustment and parents' marital conflict and parent-adolescent communication perceived by college students. Data were analyzed by SPSS-WIN program, including median, mean, standard deviation, correlational analysis, and regression. Results were as follows. (1) The college students who perceived their parents' marital conflict as lower and parent-adolescent communication as positive were less depressive and less anxious and were good at school than those who perceived them as higher and negative. (2) The college students of the family with negative parent-adolescent communication and high parents' marital conflict were more negative in psycho-social adjustment than those of the family with positive parent-adolescent communication or low parents' marital conflict. (3) The regression analysis showed that college students' perception of positive parent-adolescent communication was more influential on college students' psycho-social adjustment than the parents' marital conflict perceived by college students.

College life adaptation among dental hygiene students (학제에 따른 치위생(학)과 학생의 대학생활적응 비교)

  • Ryu, Da-Young;Song, Kwui-Sook
    • Journal of Korean Dental Hygiene Science
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    • v.2 no.2
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    • pp.53-60
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    • 2019
  • Introduction: This study aimed to investigate the adaptation to college life of dental hygiene students. Methods: A total of 300 students in the 3-year course, and 200 students in the 4-year course at the Department of Dental Hygiene, were selected. A self-reported questionnaire was used between 27th June and 31st August 2017. From this, 439 questionnaires were collected and analyzed. Results: 1. The overall degree of adaptation to college life, according to varied general characteristics of the subject students, appeared to show that male students had a higher degree of adaptation than female students. It also appeared to be higher in students that had a higher level of academic accomplishment(<0.001). 2. The average score of the degree of adaptation to college life was 2.57 points(full score of 4.00 points). Social adaption had the highest score of 2.92 points, while academic adaptation had the lowest score of 2.37 points. Regarding the subordinate domains of adaptation to college life, the average score of attachment adaptation of students in the 3-year course of the Department of Dental Hygiene(2.69 points) appeared to be higher than that of students in the 4-year course(2.52 points). The difference between these scores was statistically significant(p=0.001). 3. The effects of varied academic systems upon the degree of adaptation to college life were also analyzed. Emotional and attachment adaptation to college, as well as the academic accomplishment of students in the 3-year course, was distributed over a range of 3.0~3.5. This was significantly different compared to students in the 4-year course(p<0.05). Conclusion: It is necessary to develop stepwise and continuous educational programs to enable better college life adaptation for students in the Department of Dental Hygiene.

A Comparative Study on the Self Perception of Body Image in College Students (남, 여 대학생들의 신체상 인지에 관한 비교연구)

  • Jin, Eun-Hee
    • Journal of Korean Public Health Nursing
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    • v.21 no.1
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    • pp.67-74
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    • 2007
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to research the distorted self-perception of body image held by many college students. Method: The subjects in this study consisted of 189 female college students and 125 male college students. The data were obtained through self-reported questionnaires completed by the students between April 1 and April 10, 2005. The data were analyzed by frequency and a $x^2$-test in the SPSS/pc 10.0 statistical program. Result: While female students tend to perceive themselves as being more overweight than they actually are according to their BMI scores, male students consider themselves to be thinner than they actually are according their BMI scores. Conclusion: Many female and male college students have a distorted self-perception of body weight. These findings indicate that health care providers need to do a better job of educating college students about normal body weight.

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A Study on Knowledge on Breast Feeding of College Students by Their General Characteristics (남녀 대학생의 일반적 특성에 따른 모유수유 관련지식에 관한 연구)

  • Song, Byeng-Chun;Cho, Ji-Hyun;Lee, In-Yul;Kim, Mi-Kyung
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Food Culture
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    • v.23 no.2
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    • pp.268-272
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    • 2008
  • The breast feeding habits of 507 college students were evaluated between March 27 to April 26 (2006). Data were collected from self-administered questionnaires and analyzed using SPSS for Windows V.12.0. The study population consisted of 245 (48.3%) male and 262 (51.7%) female college students that answered ‘yes’ when asked whether they had been breast feed. A total of 52.7% of the study population were fed with breast milk (most frequent answer), as opposed to 11.0% that were fed with infant formula (least frequent answer) during their infancy. When asked whether they ever got educated on breast feeding, 78.1% of the college student subjects answered ‘no’. A total of 95.1% of the female college students replied ‘yes’ when asked if they intended to breast feed their child. Moreover, 62.2% of the college student subjects indicated that their parents had an influence on their decision to breast feed. A comparison between male and female college students indicated that female college students had a superior knowledge level of the general characteristics of breast feeding over the male subjects (p<0.05) . Moreover, a comparison of the different levels of college attained suggest that freshman college students had the highest knowledge level, followed by senior, sophomore and junior college students in terms of advantage, BF Tabu (p<0.05). Also, students provided with education on breast feeding had a higher knowledge level than college students with no formal education. In summary, the results suggest that the knowledge on breast feeding in college students were different by general characteristics such as gender, major and school year, and education on breast feeding in advance was appeared to be an important factor, therefore nutritional education course on breast feeding is recommended for the college students.

A Study on Consumption Behavior of Milk and Dairy products in College Students (대학생들의 우유 및 유제품 섭취실태와 소비 성향에 관한 조사)

  • Lee, Lil-Ha;Jung, In-Kyung
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Food Culture
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    • v.17 no.5
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    • pp.551-559
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    • 2002
  • This study was undertaken to investigate intake and consumption behavior of dairy products in college students in order to identify a better way to increase milk consumption. This survey was carried out through questionnaires. The subjects were 307 college students in ChungJu. A total of 98.3% students thought milk as good for health but only 21.5% of them drank it everyday. Most students reported drinking milk two to three times a week. Male students reported drinking milk for drinking, whereas females students for nutrition. College students preferred flavored milk rather than plain milk. Students preferred the drink-type yogurt among the dairy products. The major reason for drinking fermented milk was taste. After drinking the fermented milk, 39.1% of female students thought that fermented milk could prevent constipation. Most students thought that better taste and quality of milk and milk product would increase their consumption.

A Study on Cosmetic Purchasing Behaviors among Female College Students in Cheongju Area (청주지역 여대생의 화장품 구매행동에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Hee-Sook
    • Korean Journal of Human Ecology
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    • v.5 no.1
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    • pp.33-42
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    • 1996
  • The purpose of this study is to investigate cosmetic purchasing behaviors among female college students in Cheongju area. Three-hundred female college students who were attending universities in Cheongju area were selected. Questionnaire survey method and SPSS computer program were utilized. The findings of this study were as follow: First, 8.5% of monthly disposible money was spent for cosmetic and this amount of cosmetic expenditure was a little burden to female college students. Second, most female college students began to make up from freshmen or sophomore. And they were making up for self-satisfaction rather than showing off. Third, the purchasing behaviors of female college students were most affected by TV advertisements. Fourth, female college students thought that cosmetic is a necessity rather than luxury for them. And they were considering quality when they buy cosmetic first and price second. Fifth, female college students showed that rather low level of impulse purchasing behaviors.

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Self-efficacy, Depression and Health Promotion Behaviors of Nursing and Non-nursing Female College Students (간호계열과 비간호계열 여대생의 자기효능감, 우울 및 건강증진행위)

  • Jeong, Yeon-Hee;Song, Min Sun
    • The Journal of Korean Academic Society of Nursing Education
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    • v.24 no.3
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    • pp.290-299
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    • 2018
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare the self-efficacy, depression, and health promotion behaviors of nursing and non-nursing female college students, and to develop a program to improve the health promotion behaviors of female college students. Methods: One hundred sixty-six females (84 nursing, 82 non-nursing) college students participated in the study. Data collection was conducted between November 20 and December 8, 2017. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics, ${\chi}^2$ test, ANCOVA, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients and stepwise multiple regression analysis with the SPSS/WIN 22.0. Results: The results of health promotion behaviors of the nursing college students were higher than non-nursing college students (F=7.14, p=.008). Both nursing and non-nursing college students showed a positive correlation between health promotion behaviors and self-efficacy, and there was a negative correlation between health promotion behaviors and depression. Self-efficacy was the most influential factor in health promotion behaviors for both nursing and non-nursing female college students. Conclusion: In order to improve the health promotion behaviors of female college students, it is necessary to educate individuals to help them improve their self-efficacy and be able to maintain healthy lifestyles by perceiving and managing their own health conditions.

A Study on Nursing and Non-Nursing College Students' Knowledge and Attitudes of HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B (간호대학생과 비 간호계열 대학생의 HIV/AIDS와 B형 간염에 대한 지식 및 태도)

  • Lee, Hyeong Suk;Park, Haena;Kim, Keun Hee;Kim, Mi Ri;Kim, Mingee;Kim, Bit Na;Kim, Eun Kyung;Kim, Eun Yong;Kim, Jin Hee;Seong, Hye Jin;Song, Misun
    • Journal of Korean Public Health Nursing
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    • v.29 no.3
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    • pp.474-487
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    • 2015
  • Purpose: This study was conducted to describe the knowledge and attitudes of nursing and non-nursing college students toward HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B. Methods: A descriptive design was used for this study. The subjects were 123 nursing college students and 128 non-nursing college students. Self-administered questionnaires were used for data collection. Descriptive statistics, ${\chi}^2$-test, t-test, ANOVA, and Pearson correlation coefficient were used for data analysis. Results: Nursing students showed a greater understanding and more favorable attitudes towards HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B than non-nursing college students. Most non-nursing college students learned about HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B from Mass Media. In contrast, many nursing college students learned about HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B from technical books and lecture. Students who learned from technical books and lecture showed a higher score for knowledge and more favorable attitudes regarding HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B. Conclusion: The findings of this study demonstrated that educational opportunities in school are crucial to enhancing knowledge and attitudes toward HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B. A structured education program using strategies to improve attitudes is necessary for college students.

Brand Sensitivity and Public Self-Consciousness among Fashion Consumers (패션 소비자들의 브랜드 민감성과 공적 자기의식에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Seung-Hee
    • Journal of Fashion Business
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    • v.14 no.4
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    • pp.102-110
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    • 2010
  • The purposes of this study were to examine the relationship between brand sensitivity and public self-consciousness, and the effects of gender and age on brand sensitivity and public self-consciousness. The subject used for this study were three hundred and thirty-five college students (118 male students and 217 female students). For data analysis, descriptive statistics, Cronbach's alpha, multiple regression, and t-test were used. As the results, first, there were the significant differences between male students and female students on brand sensitivity and public self-consciousness. Female students had higher scores on brand sensitivity and public self-consciousness than male students as expected. Second, there were the significant differences between younger college students and older college students on brand sensitivity and public self-consciousness. Older college students had higher scores on brand sensitivity and public self-consciousness than younger college students. Finally, public self-consciousness influenced on brand sensitivity the most significantly, followed by age variable. Based on these results, brand management marketing strategy of fashion products would be provided.