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Journal of Korean Gerontological Nursing 2004;6(1):27-37.
농촌노인의 인지기능과 우울의 관계
주애란, 박상하
Abstract
Purpose
This study was designed to provide basic data that would be helpful in planning mental health programs designed to help older people have a satisfying life as an elder by identifying the relationship between cognitive function and depression. Method : For this study, 439 persons were selected from N city by proportional stratified sampling. The data were collected from May 1, 2003 to June 30, 2003, and analyzed using frequencies, ANOVA, t-test, Duncan test. and Pearson's correlation coefficient with the SPSS/PC program.
Result
1. Analysis of cognitive function according to the demographic characteristics showed there was a statistically significant difference for gender (t=6.40, p=0.01), marital status (t=9.77, p=0.002), educational background (F=8.21, p=0.001), state of employment (t=24.89, p=0.001), and religion (t=7.21, p=0.008). 2. Analysis of cognitive function according to the health-related characteristics showed that there was a statistically significant difference for exercise (t=21.14. p=0.001) and state of health screening (t=6.48. p=0.01). 3. Analysis of depression according to demographic characteristics showed that there was a statistically significant difference for gender (t=18.51, p=0.001), marital status (t=39.03, p=0.001), educational background (F=6.18, p=0.001), standard of living (F=16.36, p=0.001), state of employment (t=24.89, p=0.001) and possession of housing (t=18.77, p=0.001). 4. Analysis of depression according to the health-related characteristics showed that there was a statistically significant difference for smoking (t=5.11, p=0.02), drinking (F=3.10, p=0.01) and state of health (F=11.77, p=0.001). 5. Cognitive function had a significantly positive correlation with depression (r=0.222, p<0.01).
Conclusion
The results of this study reveal that cognitive function is related to depression in elderly people in rural areas.
Key words: 농촌노인, 인지기능, 우울
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