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A Study on the Factors that Influenced on Weight Control Diet Experience of the Female Nursing Students



INFORMATION : page. 19~24 / 2008 Vol.10 No.1


Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the factors that influence on the weight control diet experience of the female nursing students in an university. Method: The data were collected by measuring weight, height, body mass index (BMI), waist and hip circumferences, and body satisfaction. The subjects of this research were 119 nursing students of K University in Kangwondo. And the mean age of the subjects was 20.38. Result: 67.7% of subjects had an weight control diet experience. The mean BMI of the subjects was 21.39 ㎏/㎡. There were lower BMI and higher waist/hip ratio in the weight control diet experience group. There were significant correlations between body satisfaction and BMI, waist/hip ratio. The factorthat influenced significantly onweight control diet experience was BMI. Conclusion: It is necessary to develop an educational program for reducing the risk factors due to an inadequate weight control diet for female nursing students in university.

Keyword :

체질량지수,체중조절,신체만족도,Body mass index,Satisfaction,Body weigh


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