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OBJECTIVES The disaster of the Sewol ferry that sank at sea off Korea's southern coast of the Yellow Sea on April 16, 2014 was a tragedy that brought grief and despair to the whole country. The aim of this study was to evaluate the mental health effects of this disaster on the community of Ansan, where most victims and survivors resided. METHODS The(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of the present study was to identify the factors that affect screening for diabetic complications by sex in the community. METHODS This study used individual-level data from the 2013 Community Health Survey (CHS) for 20,806 (male, 9,958; female, 10,848) adults aged 30 years or older who were diagnosed with diabetes.(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was performed to investigate the relationship between community residents' infection sensitivity and their levels of preventive behaviors during the 2015 Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak in Korea. METHODS Seven thousands two hundreds eighty one participants from nine areas in Gyeonggi-do including Pyeongtaek, the(More)
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