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Measuring stigma in people with lung cancer: psychometric testing of the cataldo lung cancer stigma scale.
The CLCSS is a reliable and valid measure of health-related stigma in this sample of people with lung cancer and can be used to identify the presence and impact of lung cancer stigma and allow for the development of effective stigma interventions for patients with Lung cancer. Expand
Prevalence of overweight and obesity in children with intellectual disabilities in Korea.
- Eunsook Choi, Hyunju Park, Yeongmi Ha, W. Hwang
- Journal of applied research in intellectual…
- 1 September 2012
Children's gender was significantly associated with their weight status, such that overweight and obesity were more prevalent in girls than in boys, specifically girls aged 15-18 years. Expand
Gender Differences in Internet Addiction Associated with Psychological Health Indicators Among Adolescents Using a National Web-based Survey
Internet addiction, especially its prevalence among adolescents and its predictors, has been the focus of much research. Few studies have investigated gender differences in the relationship between… Expand
Attributable risk of lung cancer deaths due to indoor radon exposure
- Si-Heon Kim, W. Hwang, Jeong-Sook Cho, D. Kang
- Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
- 26 February 2016
If all homes with radon above 100 Bq/m3 were effectively remediated, studies in Germany and Canada found that 302 and 1704 lung cancer deaths could be prevented each year, respectively. Expand
Palliative care for those with heart failure: Nurses’ knowledge, attitude, and preparedness to practice
Palliative care training is urgently needed to improve knowledge, attitude, coping, and preparedness to practice in nurses involved in palliative Care for patients with heart failure. Expand
Effect of psychosocial factors on metabolic syndrome in male and female blue-collar workers.
Metabolic syndrome among blue-collar workers is closely related to psychosocial factors, such as job stress, social support, and risk perception, with the effect of job stress a point of difference between men and women. Expand
[Ecological Correlates of Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Korean Blue-collar Workers: A Multi-level Study].
The factors caused by having cafeteria in the workplace can be reduced by improvement in the CVD-related risk environment, therefore an organizational-level intervention approach should be available to reduce CVD risk of workers in small sized companies in Korea. Expand
Association Between Body Mass Index and Asthma Symptoms Among Korean Children: A Nation-Wide Study
- Mina Suh, Ho-Hyun Kim, +7 authors Dong-chun Shin
- Journal of Korean medical science
- 29 November 2011
In all residential areas, pets at home and visible mold or moisture were associated with an increased prevalence of wheeze in both genders, however, other living environment factors were not consistently associated among residential areas and gender. Expand
Predictors of Health-Promoting Behavior Associated With Cardiovascular Diseases Among Korean Blue-Collar Workers
Investigation of actual cardiovascular disease risks, psychosocial and work-related factors as predictors of health behavior in Korean blue-collar workers found education level, perceived general health, greater family function, higher social support, decision latitude, and non-shift work were significant predictors. Expand
Prevalence and associated risk factors of the metabolic syndrome in the Korean workforce.
The findings suggest that behavioral lifestyle modifications, including smoking cessation, moderating alcohol consumption, and controlling work-related factors and job control in the workplace should be considered for the prevention and management of metabolic syndrome in Korean workers. Expand