Young Ho Khang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ulsan
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Reliability of education and occupational class: a comparison of health survey and death certificate data]
    Hye Ryun Kim
    Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:443-8. 2005
  2. pmc Burden of noncommunicable diseases and national strategies to control them in Korea
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 46:155-64. 2013
  3. pmc Health inequalities policy in Korea: current status and future challenges
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 27:S33-40. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint [Socioeconomic differentials in health and health related behaviors: findings from the Korea Youth Panel Survey]
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:391-400. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequality in cigarette smoking: trends by gender, age, and socioeconomic position in South Korea, 1989-2003
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, 138 736 Korea
    Prev Med 42:415-22. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [Socioeconomic mortality inequality in Korea: mortality follow-up of the 1998 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data]
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs
    J Prev Med Public Health 39:115-22. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Risks for cardiovascular disease, stroke, ischaemic heart disease, and diabetes mellitus associated with the metabolic syndrome using the new harmonised definition: findings from nationally representative longitudinal data from an Asian population
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2Dong Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 213:579-85. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between childhood socio-economic position and mortality risk in adult males of the Korea Labour and Income Panel Study (KLIPS)
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
    Public Health 120:724-31. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Trends in obesity among Korean children using four different criteria
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:206-14. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Explaining age-specific inequalities in mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease and ischaemic heart disease among South Korean male public servants: relative and absolute perspectives
    Y H Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2Dong Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736 Korea
    Heart 94:75-82. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint [Reliability of education and occupational class: a comparison of health survey and death certificate data]
    Hye Ryun Kim
    Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:443-8. 2005
    ..This study was done to evaluate the reliability of education and occupational class between using the health survey and the death certificate data...
  2. pmc Burden of noncommunicable diseases and national strategies to control them in Korea
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 46:155-64. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Health inequalities policy in Korea: current status and future challenges
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 27:S33-40. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint [Socioeconomic differentials in health and health related behaviors: findings from the Korea Youth Panel Survey]
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:391-400. 2005
    ..This study examined the socioeconomic differentials for the health and health related behaviors among South Korean middle school students...
  5. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequality in cigarette smoking: trends by gender, age, and socioeconomic position in South Korea, 1989-2003
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, 138 736 Korea
    Prev Med 42:415-22. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine trends of socioeconomic differentials in smoking rates by gender, age, and socioeconomic position in South Korea...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Socioeconomic mortality inequality in Korea: mortality follow-up of the 1998 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data]
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs
    J Prev Med Public Health 39:115-22. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to examine the relationships of the several socioeconomic position indicators with the mortality risk in a representative longitudinal study of South Korea...
  7. doi request reprint Risks for cardiovascular disease, stroke, ischaemic heart disease, and diabetes mellitus associated with the metabolic syndrome using the new harmonised definition: findings from nationally representative longitudinal data from an Asian population
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2Dong Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Republic of Korea
    Atherosclerosis 213:579-85. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Relationship between childhood socio-economic position and mortality risk in adult males of the Korea Labour and Income Panel Study (KLIPS)
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
    Public Health 120:724-31. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to examine this relationship in South Korea...
  9. doi request reprint Trends in obesity among Korean children using four different criteria
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:206-14. 2011
    ..This study examined the prevalence of and trends in childhood overweight and obesity among South Korean children using four different criteria...
  10. ncbi request reprint Explaining age-specific inequalities in mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease and ischaemic heart disease among South Korean male public servants: relative and absolute perspectives
    Y H Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2Dong Songpa Gu, Seoul, 138 736 Korea
    Heart 94:75-82. 2008
    ..To examine age-specific patterns in the ability of major cardiovascular risk factors to explain relative and absolute socioeconomic inequalities in mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and ischaemic heart disease (IHD)...
  11. pmc Consistency between education reported in health survey and recorded in death certificate
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    BMC Public Health 7:294. 2007
    ..This study was to compare education recorded on the death certificate with that reported before death in a nationally representative cohort of participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Public release of institutional Cesarean section rates in South Korea: which women were aware of the information?
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2Dong Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Republic of Korea
    Health Policy 86:10-6. 2008
    ..We examined women's awareness of the public release of this information according to socio-demographic characteristics in South Korea...
  13. doi request reprint Socioeconomic differentials in cause-specific mortality among 1.4 million South Korean public servants and their dependents
    K Jung-Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, 138 736 Korea
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:632-8. 2011
    ..A growing number of investigations have explored the contribution of cause of death to socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in Europe and North America, but few such studies have been performed on Asian populations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health and mortality: gender- and age-specific contributions of explanatory factors in South Korea
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Public Health 55:279-89. 2010
    ..This study explored gender- and age-specific contributions of explanatory factors to the relationship between self-rated health (SRH) and all-cause mortality...
  15. doi request reprint Gender differences in self-rated health and mortality association: role of pain-inducing musculoskeletal disorders
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:109-16. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine whether pain-inducing musculoskeletal disorders might explain the gender difference in the strength of the self-rated health (SRH)-mortality association...
  16. pmc Monitoring trends in socioeconomic health inequalities: it matters how you measure
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    BMC Public Health 8:66. 2008
    ..This study is to compare time trends of odds ratio (OR) and prevalence ratio (PR) for examining time trends in socioeconomic inequality in smoking...
  17. ncbi request reprint The contribution of material, psychosocial, and behavioral factors in explaining educational and occupational mortality inequalities in a nationally representative sample of South Koreans: relative and absolute perspectives
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, 138 736 South Korea
    Soc Sci Med 68:858-66. 2009
    ..Results of this study suggest that absolute socioeconomic mortality inequalities could be substantially reduced if behavioral risk factors were reduced in the whole population...
  18. pmc Trends in general and abdominal obesity among Korean adults: findings from 1998, 2001, 2005, and 2007 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:1582-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, policy efforts to abate overweight and obesity trends need to be exercised among men and older women. In addition, more national studies regarding potential increases in underweight among young women are warranted...
  19. doi request reprint The impact of governmental antismoking policy on socioeconomic disparities in cigarette smoking in South Korea
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2Dong Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:262-9. 2009
    ..The present study examined whether governmental antismoking policy during the past decade was associated with reduced socioeconomic differentials in cigarette smoking in South Korea...
  20. ncbi request reprint Explaining socioeconomic inequality in mortality among South Koreans: an examination of multiple pathways in a nationally representative longitudinal study
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Epidemiol 34:630-7. 2005
    ..We examined the ability of multiple pathways to explain socioeconomic differentials in all-cause mortality in South Korea...
  21. ncbi request reprint Relationship of education, occupation, and income with mortality in a representative longitudinal study of South Korea
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsam College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:217-20. 2005
    ..Educational, occupational, and financial approaches would be equally important to reduce socioeconomic mortality inequalities in South Korea...
  22. pmc Trends in socioeconomic health inequalities in Korea: use of mortality and morbidity measures
    Y H Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:308-14. 2004
    ..To examine trends in educational mortality and morbidity inequalities in Korea...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Census population vs. registration population: which population denominator should be used to calculate geographical mortality]
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:147-53. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Health inequalities in Korea: age- and sex-specific educational differences in the 10 leading causes of death
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Epidemiol 33:299-308. 2004
    ..Thus studies on inequalities in mortality remain undeveloped. This study is to examine age- and cause-specific socioeconomic mortality differentials for both men and women representative of the Korean population...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Lifecourse approaches to socioeconomic health inequalities]
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:267-75. 2005
    ..However, the relative contribution of early and later life socioeconomic conditions in producing socioeconomic inequality in health may differ according to the outcome, thus remains to be investigated...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Changes in mortality inequality in relation to the South Korean economic crisis: use of area-based socioeconomic position]
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 38:359-65. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether the South Korean economic crisis of 1997-98 affected the socioeconomic inequality from all-causes and from cause-specific mortality between 1995 and 2001...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of economic crisis on cause-specific mortality in South Korea
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1291-301. 2005
    ..In the late 1990s, South Korea experienced a steep economic decline. This study examines whether the massive economic changes affected trends in all-cause and cause-specific mortality in South Korea...
  28. doi request reprint Exploring determinants of secular decreases in childhood blood pressure and hypertension
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 88 Olympic ro 43 gil Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Circulation 124:397-405. 2011
    ..Examining secular trends in childhood blood pressure and its contributing factors will help us better understand population-level determinants of blood pressure and hypertension...
  29. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differentials in cause-specific mortality among South Korean adolescents
    Hong Jun Cho
    Department of Family Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong Songpa gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Int J Epidemiol 36:50-7. 2007
    ..Parental income information was linked to national death certificate data...
  30. doi request reprint Explaining gender differences in ill-health in South Korea: the roles of socio-structural, psychosocial, and behavioral factors
    Heeran Chun
    Institute of Population and Aging Research, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
    Soc Sci Med 67:988-1001. 2008
    ..Cross-cultural validation studies are suggested for further discussion of the link between changing gender relations and the gender health gap in morbidity in diverse settings...
  31. doi request reprint Decomposition of socio-economic differences in life expectancy at birth by age and cause of death among 4 million South Korean public servants and their dependents
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1656-66. 2010
    ..This study quantified age- and cause-specific contributions to life expectancy differences by income among 4 million public servants and their dependents in South Korea (9.1% of the total Korean population)...
  32. doi request reprint Gender, precarious work, and chronic diseases in South Korea
    Il Ho Kim
    School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Environment, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Ind Med 51:748-57. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Relationships of suicide ideation with cause-specific mortality in a longitudinal study of South Koreans
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:465-75. 2010
    ..The relationship between suicide ideation and cause-specific mortality in men was not fully explained by baseline health status, socioeconomic status, health behavior, or psychosocial factors...
  34. pmc Trends in gender-based health inequality in a transitional society: a historical analysis of South Korea
    Heeran Chun
    Department of Public Administration, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 45:113-21. 2012
    ..This study examined the trends in gender disparity in the self-rated health of people aged 25 to 64 in South Korea, a rapidly changing society, with specific attention to socio-structural inequality...
  35. ncbi request reprint Rising rates, changing relationships: caesarean section and its correlates in South Korea, 1988-2000
    Sang Il Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    BJOG 112:810-9. 2005
    ..To examine the trends in the relationship between caesarean section rates in South Korea and its correlates...
  36. pmc Childhood cancer mortality and birth characteristics in Korea: a national population-based birth cohort study
    Eun Shil Cha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 26:339-45. 2011
    ..28, 95% confidence interval 1.04-1.58). Our results offer no overall associations between childhood cancer mortality and birth characteristics, but suggest that the association may be specific to age group...
  37. ncbi request reprint Higher circulating hsCRP levels are associated with lower bone mineral density in healthy pre- and postmenopausal women: evidence for a link between systemic inflammation and osteoporosis
    Jung Min Koh
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong Songpa gu, 138 736, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Osteoporos Int 16:1263-71. 2005
    ..54 (95% CI, 1.10 to 2.53) in the highest hsCRP quintile of postmenopausal women. These findings suggest that subclinical systemic inflammation may be associated with bone turnover rate and bone mass in healthy women...
  38. pmc Changes in contribution of causes of death to socioeconomic mortality inequalities in Korean adults
    Kyunghee Jung-Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 44:249-59. 2011
    ..This study aimed to analyze long-term trends in the contribution of each cause of death to socioeconomic inequalities in all-cause mortality among Korean adults...
  39. doi request reprint Childhood cancer mortality and socioeconomic position in South Korea: a national population-based birth cohort study
    Kyoung Ae Kong
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1559-67. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship of socioeconomic position with childhood cancer mortality in South Korea...
  40. ncbi request reprint Marital status and smoking in Korea: the influence of gender and age
    Hong Jun Cho
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Ulsan, College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Republic of Korea
    Soc Sci Med 66:609-19. 2008
    ..The findings suggest the influence of a culture which discourages married women from smoking, and "liberates" divorced women from cultural sanctions against smoking in marriage...
  41. ncbi request reprint Women's attitudes toward mode of delivery in South Korea--a society with high cesarean section rates
    Sang Il Lee
    Departmrnt of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap 2dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    Birth 31:108-16. 2004
    ..The relative contribution of physicians and women to this high rate has been a source of debate. This study explored attitudes toward mode of delivery among South Korean women...
  42. doi request reprint Clinical risk factors for osteoporotic fracture: a population-based prospective cohort study in Korea
    Seung Hun Lee
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Bone Miner Res 25:369-78. 2010
    ..This information will allow optimal risk-assessment targeting Koreans for whom treatment would provide the greatest benefit...
  43. doi request reprint Hidden female smokers in Asia: a comparison of self-reported with cotinine-verified smoking prevalence rates in representative national data from an Asian population
    Kyung Hee Jung-Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Tob Control 21:536-42. 2012
    ..The low smoking prevalence in Asian women may be due to under-reporting. We therefore investigated gender difference in self-reported and cotinine-verified smoking prevalence rates in Korea..
  44. pmc Trends in educational differentials in suicide mortality between 1993-2006 in Korea
    Weon Young Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 50:482-92. 2009
    ..This study aims to examine how inequalities in suicide by education changed during and after macroeconomic restructuring following the economic crisis of 1997 in South Korea...
  45. doi request reprint Development and validation of comorbidity index in South Korea
    Seol Ryoung Kil
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:391-402. 2012
    ..This study aims to develop and validate a new comorbidity index using data from hospitalized patients in South Korea...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Occupational differentials in cigarette smoking in South Korea: findings from the 2003 Social Statistics Survey]
    Hong Jun Cho
    Department of Family Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 39:365-70. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the differences in smoking rates according to the major occupational categories in South Korea...
  47. ncbi request reprint Decomposition of educational differences in life expectancy by age and causes of death among South Korean adults
    Kyunghee Jung-Choi
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Pungnap2 dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Korea
    BMC Public Health 14:560. 2014
    ..This study aimed to quantify age- and cause-specific contributions to socioeconomic differences in life expectancy at age 25 by educational level among South Korean adult men and women...
  48. pmc Knowledge of, attitudes toward, and experience of complementary and alternative medicine in Western medicine- and oriental medicine-trained physicians in Korea
    Sang Il Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Public Health 92:1994-2000. 2002
    ..We compared knowledge of, attitudes toward, and experience with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among Western medicine-trained doctors (WMDs) and Oriental medicine-trained doctors (OMDs)...
  49. doi request reprint Mortality from and Incidence of Pesticide Poisoning in South Korea: Findings from National Death and Health Utilization Data between 2006 and 2010
    Eun Shil Cha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    PLoS ONE 9:e95299. 2014
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint [Historical advances in health inequality research]
    Young Ho Khang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine
    J Prev Med Public Health 40:422-30. 2007
    ..Finally, several research agendas for the quantitative and qualitative improvement of health inequality research in South Korea are proposed...
  51. ncbi request reprint Low normal TSH levels are associated with low bone mineral density in healthy postmenopausal women
    Duk Jae Kim
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 64:86-90. 2006
    ..We therefore determined whether serum TSH levels correlate with bone mineral density (BMD)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Does a geographical context of deprivation affect differences in injury mortality? A multilevel analysis in South Korean adults residing in metropolitan cities
    Jesuk Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea
    J Epidemiol Community Health 68:457-65. 2014
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Contribution of different causes of death to socioeconomic mortality inequality in Korean children aged 1-9: findings from a national mortality follow-up study
    K Jung-Choi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:124-9. 2011
    ..To determine the contribution of different causes of death to absolute socioeconomic inequalities in mortality for the whole population of children of South Korea aged 1-4 years and 5-9 years...
  54. ncbi request reprint [A review on socioeconomic position indicators in health inequality research]
    Yong Jun Choi
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Health Services Research Center, Hallym University
    J Prev Med Public Health 40:475-86. 2007
    ..In this study, we provide a comprehensive review of various indicators of SEP, including education level, occupation-based SEP, income and wealth, area SEP, life-course SEP, and SEP indicators for women, elderly and youth...
  55. ncbi request reprint Co-occurrence of problem behaviors in South Korean adolescents: findings from Korea Youth Panel Survey
    Diane Rhee
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 40:195-7. 2007
    ..Prevention programs targeting problem behavior clusters may have a greater impact on adolescents at risk for more than one problem behavior than programs targeting only a portion of the cluster...
  56. ncbi request reprint The relationship between nonstandard working and mental health in a representative sample of the South Korean population
    Il Ho Kim
    School of Public Health and Institute of Health and Environment, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
    Soc Sci Med 63:566-74. 2006
    ..Considering the increasing prevalence of nonstandard working conditions in South Korea, the results call for more longitudinal research on the mental health effects of nonstandard work...
  57. ncbi request reprint [A multilevel study on the relationship between the residential distribution of high class (power elites) and smoking in Seoul]
    Chang Seok Kim
    Department of Urban Engineering, University of Seoul
    J Prev Med Public Health 39:30-8. 2006
    ..We examined whether the neighborhood socioeconomic position predicts the smoking rates after adjusting for individual socioeconomic position indicators...
  58. ncbi request reprint Regarding "Changes in mortality after the recent economic crisis in South Korea"
    Young Ho Khang
    Ann Epidemiol 15:535-7; author reply 538-9. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Determinants of hospital closure in South Korea: use of a hierarchical generalized linear model
    Maengseok Noh
    Division of Mathematical Sciences, Pukyong National University, Republic of Korea
    Soc Sci Med 63:2320-9. 2006
    ..Future studies need to examine the contribution of internal factors such as management strategies and financial status to hospital closure in South Korea...
  60. ncbi request reprint The appropriateness of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in Korea
    Jun Yim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Gachon Medical School, Incheon, South Korea
    Int J Cardiol 95:199-205. 2004
    ..This study aimed to assess the rate of appropriate application of PTCA in Korea and investigate factors affecting this rate...