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Korean Journal of Preventive Medicine 1983;16(1): 105-112.
The Diet and Physical Exercise Patterns of Bank Personnel for the Health Maintenance.
Nung Ki Yoon
Department of Preventive Medicine, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Korea.
ABSTRACT
To characterize the diet and physical exercise patterns of bank personnel for the health maintenance, a questionnaire was administered to all the employees (1,249) of Daegu Bank in June 1983 among which 78.1% (976) responded. Three quarters of the respondents were between 20 and 34 years old. About 30% of 20-24 years old group were male compared with 73.1% of 25-39 years old group. Major findings of the survey are as follows: 1) The most concerned chronic disease of the respondents were in the order of cancer (27.4%), psychiatric disease (15.1%), hypertension (14.1%), heart disease (13.7%) and tuberculosis (7.9%). 2) For the prevention of adulthood disease and obesity, 53.4% of the respondents were restricting sugar intake; 40.9%, salt; and 35.1%, fat-rich food. 3) Among all the respondents 36.9% were making effort to reduce body weight and 17.7% were trying to gain body weight. 4) The proportion of respondents who practice physical exercise for the health maintenance was 82.9% in male and 62.5% in female.
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