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Demography of Exercise among Californians of Korean Descent: A Cross-Sectional Telephone Survey
This study describes aerobic exercise and walking for exercise behaviors among the Korean American population, a rapidly growing minority. Data for this study were drawn from a representative surveyExpand
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Explaining socioeconomic inequality in mortality among South Koreans: an examination of multiple pathways in a nationally representative longitudinal study.
  • Y. Khang, H. Kim
  • Medicine
  • International journal of epidemiology
  • 1 June 2005
BACKGROUND South Korea has a different cause-specific structure of mortality compared with North America and northern European countries where studies on pathways to socioeconomic mortalityExpand
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Characterization of yakju brewed from glutinous rice and wild-type yeast strains isolated from nuruks.
Korean traditional rice wines yakju and takju are generally brewed with nuruk as the source of the saccharogenic enzymes by natural fermentation. To improve the quality of Korean rice wine, theExpand
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The contribution of material, psychosocial, and behavioral factors in explaining educational and occupational mortality inequalities in a nationally representative sample of South Koreans: relative
The contributions of material, psychosocial, and behavioral factors in explaining socioeconomic inequalities in health have been explored in many Western studies. Most prior investigations haveExpand
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[Socioeconomic mortality inequality in Korea: mortality follow-up of the 1998 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data].
  • Y. Khang, H. Kim
  • Medicine
  • Journal of preventive medicine and public health…
  • 1 March 2006
OBJECTIVES This study was conducted to examine the relationships of the several socioeconomic position indicators with the mortality risk in a representative longitudinal study of South Korea. Expand
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Relationship of education, occupation, and income with mortality in a representative longitudinal study of South Korea
To examine relationship of education, occupation, and income with mortality risk, the 1998 National Health and Nutrition Survey data were linked to data on mortality. Education, occupation, andExpand
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[A multilevel study on the relationship between the residential distribution of high class (power elites) and smoking in Seoul].
OBJECTIVES We examined whether the neighborhood socioeconomic position predicts the smoking rates after adjusting for individual socioeconomic position indicators. METHODS Data were obtained fromExpand
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Culture Optimization Strategy for 1-Deoxynojirimycin-producing Bacillus methylotrophicus K26 Isolated from Korean Fermented Soybean Paste, Doenjang
Abstract1-Deoxynojirimycin (1-DNJ) is an α-glucosidase inhibitor that is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. In this study, we isolated Bacillus methylotrophicus K26 with α-glucosidaseExpand
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Relationships of suicide ideation with cause-specific mortality in a longitudinal study of South Koreans.
Using 7-year mortality follow-up data (n = 341) from the 1998 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys of South Korean individuals (N = 5,414), the authors found that survey participantsExpand
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Gender differences in self-rated health and mortality association: role of pain-inducing musculoskeletal disorders.
AIMS We aimed to examine whether pain-inducing musculoskeletal disorders might explain the gender difference in the strength of the self-rated health (SRH)-mortality association. METHODS We pooledExpand
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