Haewon Byeon

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AIM Despite the predictive value of combined healthy lifestyles in maintaining physical and cognitive functioning in late life, little is known about the clustering patterns of healthy lifestyle behaviors in older people. The aim of the present study was to examine the prevalence, clustering and population characteristics of adherence to multiple health(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM To investigate the multiple effects of socioeconomic factors on cognitive impairment in older persons. METHODS Subjects were a nationally representative sample (n = 4,155) aged >or=65 years of the Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging. Cognitive status was assessed by the Mini-Mental State Examination. Education, income, wealth and occupation(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS This study's objectives were to assess the prevalence rate of laryngeal pathologies in the Korean elderly, and to examine the association of smoking and alcohol consumption with laryngeal diseases. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS Data were from the 2008 Korea National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey. Subjects(More)
  • Haewon Byeon
  • Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice…
  • 2015
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors affecting laryngeal pathology in the Korean population and to evaluate the derived prediction model. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS Data were drawn from the 2008 Korea National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey. The subjects were 3135 persons (1508 male and 2114(More)
  • Haewon Byeon
  • Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice…
  • 2015
OBJECTIVE The relationship between smoking and voice disorders is still controversial. This study has investigated the relationship between voice disorders and smoking by using a nationwide representative survey of the Korean population. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of a national health survey. METHODS The study sample 7941 Korean adults, aged(More)
This study aims to investigate the relationship between current smoking and lifetime amount smoked and the incidence of dysphonia using data from a national cross-sectional survey that represents the Korean population. Subjects were 3,600 non-institutionalised civilian adults over the age of 19 (1,501 males and 2,099 females) who completed the laryngeal(More)
  • Haewon Byeon
  • The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology
  • 2015
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the prevalence of perceived dysphonia and its correlation with the prevalence of clinically diagnosed laryngeal disorders. METHODS Subjects were 8713 non-institutionalized civilian adults over the age of 19 (3810 men and 4912 women) who completed the laryngeal examination of the fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition(More)
BACKGROUND The study's aim was to examine the association of alcohol consumption with verbal and visuospatial memory impairment in older people. METHODS Participants were 1,572, aged ≥60 years, in the hospital-based registry of the Clinical Research Center for Dementia of South Korea (CREDOS). Moderate drinking was defined as no more than seven drinks per(More)
The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to analyze the factors that affect endocrine disorders in the Korean elderly. The data were taken from the A Study of the Seoul Welfare Panel Study 2010. The subjects were 2111 people (879 males, 1,232 females) aged 60 and older living in the community. The dependent variable was defined as the prevalence of(More)