The burden of Chronic diseases has increased rapidly affecting both individuals and society. Recently, data suggest that multiple conditions could impose even larger burden on society as well as individuals. The effective prevention and management of chronic diseases has been one of the major agenda of health policy.
The purposes of this study are as follows.
To analyze epidemiologic and economic burden of chronic disease; To examine the pattern and distribution of multiple health risk factors; To investigate the characteristics of multiple chronic diseases; To suggest policy direction for prevention and management of chronic disease
The main results are as follows. We found that, on average, males aging 30 and over have 2.06 health risk factors while females have 1.5. It is likely that vulnerable people has been exposed more to multiple health risk factors as expected. Second, 81.2% of 65 years of age or older has two or more chronic diseases. Third, hypertension+Chronic low back pain+arthropathy accounts for 19.0% of three or more chronic diseases followed by Hypertension+diabetes+chronic low back pain(5.94%). The major frequent chronic diseases comprising multiple chronic diseases are Hypertension, Chronic low back pain, arthropathy, diabetes.
- 효과적인 만성질환 관리방안 연구
- 정영호; 고숙자; 김은주
효과적인 만성질환 관리방안 연구
서울 : 한국보건사회연구원
|Series Title; No||연구보고서 / 2013-31-19|
|Subject Country||South Korea(Asia and Pacific)|
|Subject||Social Development < Health|