Related Factors of Health Behavior Compliance among Cardiac Rehabilitation Patients


Songheun Lee,Assistant Professor, Chodang University


Cardiovascular disease(CVD) and mortality from CVD have been increased among South Korean population due to westernized lifestyle and rapid social development. This study was conducted to identify the related sociodemographic factors of health behavior compliance among cardiac rehabilitation (CR) patients. Participants included 314 CR patients of two different hospital of South Korea. Data were collected from “January, 1to February 24, 2015”, and analyzed by χ²-test and ANOVA, and binary logistic regression using SPSS 18.0 program. The health behavior compliance was not significantly different at gender, education level, occupation, monthly income, and marital state. However, there were significantly difference at variables of age, disease duration, and cohabitation (p < .005). Age was only causal variable to CR compliance according to binary logistic regression, and the group of 40-64 is less desirable approximately 0.04 times than age group of less than 40 (Exp. (B) = .043). These findings support that establishment tailored and flexible CR program would be effective for patient’s CR compliance than monolithic program.



Cardiac rehabilitation(CR), Cardiovascular disease(CVD), Compliance, Health Promotion, Secondary Prevention.


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  • Volume 6, No. 1, 2019
  • ISSN(p):2205-8508
  • ISSN(e):2207-3965
  • Published:May. 2019