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The effect of female adolescent body-relation variables, body esteem, and self-control on eating disorder behavior
Journal of the Korean Data & Information Science Society 2017;28:1403-14
Published online November 30, 2017
© 2017 Korean Data & Information Science Society.

Sun Young Jung1

1Department of Nursing, College of Nursing, Daegu Catholic University, The Research Institute of Nursing Science
Correspondence to: Sun Young Jung
Assistant professor, Department of Nursing, College of Nursing, Daegu Catholic University and The Research Institute of Nursing Science, Daegu 42472, Korea. E-mail:
Received October 30, 2017; Revised November 22, 2017; Accepted November 24, 2017.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
The purpose of this study is to examine the factors that affect eating disorder of female adolescents. Collecting data from 297 female adolescents, we carried out logistice regression on SPSS Win 20.0. The significant predictors of eating disorder for female adolescents were BMI, body-shape satisfaction, subjective body-fatness, experience weight control (diet control and exercise), self-control, and body esteem. The results of this study may help to design a school health nursing program which treats female adolescents eating disorder.
Keywords : Adolescent, body esteem, eating disorder, self-control