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Psychosocial factors for influencing healthy aging in adults in Korea

Overview of attention for article published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, January 2015
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Title
Psychosocial factors for influencing healthy aging in adults in Korea
Published in
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, January 2015
DOI 10.1186/s12955-015-0225-5
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KyungHun Han, YunJung Lee, JaSung Gu, Hee Oh, JongHee Han, KwuyBun Kim

Abstract

Healthy aging includes physical, psychological, social, and spiritual well-being in later years. The purpose of this study is to identify the psychosocial factors influencing healthy aging and examining their socio-demographic characteristics. Perceived health status, depression, self-esteem, self-achievement, ego-integrity, participation in leisure activities, and loneliness were identified as influential factors in healthy aging. 171 Korean adults aged between 45 and 77 years-old participated in the study. Self-reporting questionnaires were used, followed by descriptive statistics and multiple regressions as inferential statistical analyses. There were significant differences between participants' general characteristics: age, education, religion, housing, hobby, and economic status. The factors related to healthy aging had positive correlation with perceived health status, self-esteem, self-achievements, and leisure activities, and negative correlation with depression and loneliness. The factors influencing healthy aging were depression, leisure activities, perceived health status, ego integrity, and self-achievements. These factors were able to explain 51.9%. According to the results, depression is the factor with the greatest influence on healthy aging. Perceived health status, ego integrity, self-achievement, self-esteem, participation of leisure activities were also influential on healthy aging as beneficial factors.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Unknown 105 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 22 21%
Student > Bachelor 15 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 8%
Lecturer 7 7%
Other 18 17%
Unknown 27 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 19%
Psychology 17 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 13 12%
Social Sciences 12 11%
Sports and Recreations 5 5%
Other 8 7%
Unknown 32 30%

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#11,778,773
of 15,442,255 outputs
Outputs from Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
#1,056
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#140,596
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Outputs of similar age from Health and Quality of Life Outcomes
#1
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