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Time Use of Areas of Occupation According to the Periods of Life in Koreans

  • Korean Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • Abbr : Korean J of Occup Ther
  • 2010, 18(1), pp.95-106
  • Publisher : Korean Society Of Occupational Therapy
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Working Therapeutics

홍승표 1 Lee, Ji-Yoeun 1

1동남보건대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objective : The purpose of this study was to regroup behavior on the data of‘ 2004 Time Use Survey', and to compare time use of areas of occupation according to the periods of life in Koreans. Method : A researcher analyzed time use data of men and women(n=30,437) aged 12 years and over collected as part of the ‘2004 Time Use Survey'. The periods of life were divided into 5 periods(early adolescent, post-adolescent, early adult, adult, and elderly), and behaviors were classified by areas of occupation in OTPF. Result : Adult spend more time on work and IADL, and the most time on education and rest and sleep appeared in early adolescent and elderly each other. The time use on leisure in elderly was high indoor activities then outdoor. Men spent more time on work, but women on IADL. Conclusion : The results showed that there was a gender and periods of life difference in the time use on all. Therefore, our study suggests that occupational therapists need to include the analysis time use pattern according to periods of life and gender during occupational therapy for individuals need to intervention of occupational balance.

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