J Korean Acad Fundam Nurs.  2020 Aug;27(3):259-267. 10.7739/jkafn.2020.27.3.259.

Health Promotion Behavior, Self-efficacy, Marital Intimacy, and Successful Aging in Middle-aged

Affiliations
  • 1Graduate Student, Department of Nursing, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
  • 2Professor, Department of Nursing, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea

Abstract

Purpose
This study is a descriptive research that aimed to investigate the degree of successful aging, health promotion behavior, self-efficacy and marital intimacy, and to identity the factors affecting their successful aging.
Methods
The subjects in this study were 110 middle-aged. Data were analyzed using Independent t-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson’s correlation coefficients, and Multiple Linear Regression.
Results
Participants scored 81.7±12.25 on health promotion behavior, 29.1±2.64 on self-efficacy, 53.6±9.29 on marital intimacy and 73.8±8.51 on successful aging. There were significant positive relationships between successful aging and health promotion behavior (r=.59,p<.001), and self-efficacy (r=.31,p=.002), and marital intimacy (r=.34, p=.001). Factors influencing successful aging were perceived health status (β=4.59), health promotion behavior (β=0.34). The explanation power of this regression model was 44% and it was statistically significant (F=20.68,p<.001).
Conclusion
The perceived health status and health promotion behavior may help the successful aging of middle-aged. Therefore, it is necessary to improve the health status and health promotion behavior of middle-aged in order to prepare their successful aging.

Keyword

Aging; Health behavior; Marriage; Middle-aged; Self efficacy
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