Factors associated with Atopic Dermatitis in Korean Adults: Based on the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008 2013

Sang Jin Ko, Hae Sook Hong
2015 unpublished
Purpose : The purpose of this study was to investigate the influencing factors of atopic dermatitis in adults in South Korea by using statistical data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Survey (KNHANES) in 2008-2013. Method : Data from 27,860 adults (older than 19 years) were analyzed by using the chi-square test and multivariable logistic regression analysis. Results : The prevalence rate of atopic dermatitis in adults was 2.7%, most (69.2%) of whom were vitamin D deficient. The
more » ... deficient. The influencing factors of atopic dermatitis were age, vitamin D, asthma, stress, and depression. Conclusion : The results of this study suggest that various interventions for vitamin D, asthma, stress and depression should be provided to manage atopic dermatitis.
doi:10.14257/astl.2015.116.26 fatcat:hgczsddvczattnxjwjrgiipcou