Factors Related to Suicidal Thinking in Cancer Patients of Korean Adults Over 19 Years in Accordance with the Lapse of Time: Data from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) 2009, 2017
Journal of The Korea Society of Computer and Information
In this paper, we propose the basic data for cancer patient management by secondary analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Survey(KNHANES) to identify factors related to suicidal thinking of cancer patients over 19 years of age in Korean adults lapse of time. The data were analyzed using the IBM SPSS WIN 22.0 program in order to analyze the demographic, health, and mental characteristics of the subjects in 2009 and 2017. It was analyzed using logistic regression analysis. As a result of the study, the factors related to suicidal thinking in cancer patients were activity restriction and experience of depression in 2009(Negelkerke R 2 =.384), and age, marital status, activity restriction, and experience of depression in 2017(Negelkerke R 2=.525). This study is meaningful in that the factors related to suicidal thoughts in cancer patients were identified according to the lapse of time, and the changes in the related factors were confirmed. Development and application of an intervention program to prevent suicide in cancer patients are necessary.