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이무식서석권양선희이미영신동훈
Publication Year
1998
Keyword
Farmers' syndromeBeck Depression InventroyRelationship
Abstract
Farmers' syndrome is so important health problem of rural areas in recent years. The study was conducted to elucidate the relationship between farmer's syndrome and the depth level of depression in rural elderly. This study was done in the selected 4 villages in Kimchun County of Kyungbuk Province. The subject was the resident that 202 adults above 60 years of age. The Questionnaire of interview included sociodemographic data, 8 components of farmer' syndrome and 21 items of Beck Depression Inventory(BDI). The data was interpreted by frequency analysis, chi-square test, t-test, oneway ANOVA, correlation analysis, and multiple regression.
The results were as followed :
1. The total score of farmer's syndrome was evidently higher in the female elderly and the total BDI score was higher in small family size.
2. Among the eight symptoms of farmer's syndrome, lumbago, shoulder stiffness and numbness of limb were most common symptoms of farmer's syndrome. Among the most common three symptoms, two symptoms were related with BDI score tightly.
3. Except sex difference, farmer's syndrome was significantly correlated with BDI score and four symptoms had statistically significant relationship with BDI score. Therefore, depressions is most important cause of farmer's syndrome.
Alternative Title
Relationship between
Farmers' Syndrome and the Depth Level of Depression in Rural Elderly
Department
Dept. of Preventive Medicine (예방의학)
Institute for Medical Science (의과학 연구소)
Publisher
Keimyung University School of Medicine
Citation
Keimyung Medical Journal, Vol.17(3) : 354-366, 1998
Type
Article
URI
http://kumel.medlib.dsmc.or.kr/handle/2015.oak/15095
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