Health concern, health information orientation, e-health literacy and health behavior in aged women : focused on 60-70s

여성노인의 건강관심도, 건강정보지향, 인터넷 건강정보 문해력 및 건강행위 : 60-70대를 중심으로

  • Lee, Young Hee (Department of Nursing, Catholic Kwandong University) ;
  • Ji, Eun Joo (Department of Nursing, Catholic Kwandong University) ;
  • Yun, Ok-Jong (Department of Nursing, Tokushima Bunri University)
  • 이영희 (가톨릭관동대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 지은주 (가톨릭관동대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 윤옥종 (일본 토쿠시마분리대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2019.02.27
  • Accepted : 2019.04.20
  • Published : 2019.04.28


The purpose of this study was to investigate health concern, health information orientation, e-health literacy and health behavior, and to identify affecting factors of health behavior on elderly women. The subjects consisted of 203 elderly women in the C city. The variables were measured using questionnaires, analyzed using descriptive statistic, t-test, ANOVA, and multiple regression analysis. The health concern, health information orientation and health behavior were not significant difference in 60s and 70s. The e-health literacy was significant difference. Factors influencing health behavior in 60s was health information orientation, and explanation of health behavior is 14.8%. In 70s was living situation, and explanation of health behavior is 6.6%. These results suggest that it is necessary to develop health promotion program to improve health behavior for elderly women, and including health concern, e-health literacy in the information era.

본 연구는 여성노인의 건강관심도, 건강정보지향, 인터넷 건강정보 문해력 및 건강행위 정도를 파악하고, 건강행위에 영향을 미치는 요인을 파악하고자 하였다. C시 여성노인 203명을 대상으로 구조화된 설문지를 이용하여 자료를 수집하였으며 기술통계, t-test 및 다중회귀분석으로 분석하였다. 대상자의 건강관심도, 건강정보지향 및 건강행위는 60대 군과 70대 군에서 통계적으로 유의한 차이는 없었고, 인터넷 건강정보 문해력은 통계적으로 유의한 차이가 있었다. 건강행위에 영향을 미치는 요인은 60대군에서는 건강정보지향으로 나타났으며 14.8%의 설명력이 있었다. 70대군인 경우 거주형태이었으며 6.6%의 설명력이 있었다. 이는 정보화시대에 여성노인의 건강행위를 향상시키기 위해 건강정보, 인터넷 건강정보 문해력 등에 대한 관심을 포함하여 건강증진 프로그램 개발 시 고려해야 할 함의를 제시한다.


Table 1. The differences of Main Variables by Age group

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Table 2. The Health behavior according to General Characteristics by Age group

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Table 3. Correlation between Main Variables

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Table 4. Factors influencing Health behavior by Age group

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